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Ethnic Women in Aquaculture in Nepal

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The Women in Aquaculture project was launched in two districts of central Terai in Nepal jointly by AIT (Thailand) and Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science (Nepal). The project has trained five groups of about 150 women belonging to a traditional ethnic fishing community and supported by fish farming as a means of additional income generation and source of protein supply for the family.

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Examines traditional ethnic fishing community and food security in Nepal

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Bhujel, R., Shrestha, M., Pant, J. et al. Ethnic Women in Aquaculture in Nepal. Development 51, 259–264 (2008).

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