Category: Aquaculture | Freshwater

Production of prawn with carp in polyculture pond, Rajshahi

Harvested carp and prawn

Harvested carp and prawn

Polyculture of prawn with carps makes the ecological balance of the pond water, preventing the formation of massive algae blooms (Cohen et al. 1983) and at the same time increase the total production. Prawn polyculture with carps …read more

Category: Aquaculture | Freshwater

Impact of environmental fluctuation on fish production of seasonal ponds in Rajshahi areas

Decrease water level in Grow-out ponds

Decrease water level in Grow-out ponds

Background:

Climate change is considered as one of the important themes in recent years worldwide. Fisheries sector contributes to improve the rural livelihood which is threatened by climate change that decreases production, affects …read more

Category: Aquaculture | Freshwater

Fish culture in ponds and rice-fields by the poor Adivasi households in northwest and northern Bangladesh

An Adivasi woman showing harvested fish from her rice-fish-plot

An Adivasi woman showing harvested fish from her rice-fish-plot

Background: Adivasis are found far from the main stream development in Bangladesh. Unfortunately efforts neither on the proven aquaculture technology for ponds and rice fields nor the suitable approach like FFS (Farmers Field School) are taken …read more

Category: Aquaculture | Freshwater

Pond Aquaculture in Northwestern Bangladesh: Starting a New Way of Life for Adivasi People

Khitish Tirki (45), an Orao lives in North Amadpur village of Pirganj Upazila under Rangpur district. His primary profession is agriculture and he is the only earning person of his family of six members. He finds very difficulties to maintain normal livelihood for the past few years with the low production and income from the crop fields. He also failed to use the household pond of 30 decimal effectively as …read more