Production, Accessibility, Marketing and Consumption Patterns of Freshwater Aquaculture Products in Asia: A Cross-Country Comparison













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FAO Fisheries Circular No. 973

FIRI/C973


FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2001


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PREPARATION OF THIS DOCUMENT

ABSTRACT

CROSS-COUNTRY SYNTHESIS - MADAN MOHAN DEY, FERDINAND J. PARAGUAS AND MD. FERDOUS ALAM

1. INTRODUCTION
2. SOURCE OF DATA METHODOLOGY
3. SECTOR REVIEW
4. THE SOCIO-ECONOMICS OF FRESHWATER FISH FARMERS
5. DEMAND CHARACTERISTICS
6. FISH MARKETING PRACTICES
7. SUMMARY, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
8. REFERENCES
9. TABLES AND FIGURES

PRODUCTION, ACCESSIBILITY AND CONSUMPTION PATTERNS OF AQUACULTURE PRODUCTS IN BANGLADESH - PROFESSOR AHAMSUL ALAM

1. INTRODUCTION
2. SECTOR OVERVIEW
3. POLICIES TO DEVELOP THE FISHERIES SUB-SECTOR - GOVERNMENT VISION
4. DEMAND CHARACTERISTICS AND DIETARY PATTERNS
5. MARKETING OF FISH
6. SOCIO-ECONOMIC CONDITIONS OF FISH FARMERS
7. CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
8. SOURCES USED
9. APPENDIXES

PRODUCTION, ACCESSIBILITY AND CONSUMPTION PATTERNS OF AQUACULTURE PRODUCTS IN CHINA - JIKUN HUANG, JINTAO XU AND FANGBIN QIAO

1. INTRODUCTION
2. STRUCTURAL CHANGES AND THE ROLE OF AQUACULTURE IN THE ECONOMY
3. DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY AND POLICIES
4. AQUATIC PRODUCT CONSUMPTION AND TRADE
5. CONCLUSION
6. REFERENCES
7. TABLES AND FIGURES
8. APPENDIXES

PRODUCTION, ACCESSIBILITY AND CONSUMPTION PATTERNS OF AQUACULTURE PRODUCTS IN INDIA - RAMACHANDRA BHATTA

INTRODUCTION
1. NATIONAL FOOD SECURITY AND FRESHWATER AQUACULTURE IN INDIA
2. SECTORAL OVERVIEW AND TRADE POLICIES
3. AQUACULTURE PRICE POLICY AND CONSUMPTION ANALYSIS
4. SOCIO-ECONOMICS
5. CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
6. REFERENCES
7. APPENDIXES

PRODUCTION, ACCESSIBILITY AND CONSUMPTION PATTERNS OF AQUACULTURE PRODUCTS IN THE PHILIPPINES - CELESTINO OLALO

1. INTRODUCTION
2. AQUACULTURE SECTOR OVERVIEW
3. POLICIES FOR DEVELOPMENT
4. FISH SUPPLY AND DEMAND CHARACTERISTICS
5. MARKETING
6. SOCIO-ECONOMICS
7. CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
8. REFERENCES
9. TABLES

PRODUCTION, ACCESSIBILITY AND CONSUMPTION PATTERNS OF AQUACULTURE PRODUCTS IN THAILAND - SOMYING PIUMSOMBUN

1. INTRODUCTION
2. PRODUCTION
3. DEVELOPMENT POLICIES
4. DEMAND CHARACTERISTICS
5. MARKETING
6. IMPACT OF CHANGES IN PRODUCTION CENTRES AND METHODS OF PRODUCTION
7. SOCIO-ECONOMICS
8. CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
9. SOURCES USED
10. TABLES
11. APPENDIXES