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Asian development and poverty reduction strategies: Integrating fisheries into the development discourse

This article assesses the socio-economic importance of fisheries to Asian countries, in terms of its contribution to primary exports, domestic protein consumption, employment and poverty alleviation. It goes on to look into national development and poverty reduction strategies in order to identify which counties have integrated fisheries into the national development discourse, and which have not.

Author(s): 
Thorpe, A., Reid, C. Van Anrooy, R., Brugere, C., Becker, D.
Source: 
Food Policy
Volume etc.: 
31, 385-400
Year published: 
2006