This document presents the findings of the studies on domestic fish marketing and related credit arrangements and needs in Viet Nam which were carried out in 2002 in the context of the project Fish marketing and credit in Viet Nam (MTF/VIE/025). The project was funded by the Fisheries Sector Programme Support (FSPS) of the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA) and executed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in close cooperation with the Fisheries Information Centre (FICEN) of the Ministry of Fisheries (MOFI) of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam.
This report comprises a record of the research undertaken by the project, its findings and recommendations. It also contains a summary of the proceedings and recommendations of the national workshop organized by the project.
The report was prepared by Dr Audun Lem, Dr Uwe Tietze, Dr Erhard Ruckes and Raymon van Anrooy of the Fisheries Department of FAO, Rome. Ms Nguyen Viet Ha and Messrs Nguyen Viet Dang and Nghia Nhan contributed each to three survey reports, which are contained in this publication. Dr Thai Thanh Duong, Director, Fisheries Information Centre, Ministry of Fisheries of Viet Nam and National Project Director Fish marketing and credit in Viet Nam (MTF/VIE/025/Misc) contributed the introductory chapter.
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