Aquaculture helped over 2m people escape poverty in a decade

(10/28/19)

Aquaculture has enabled over two million Bangladeshis to escape poverty between 2000 and 2010, but the country's fisheries policy is yet to adapt to these changes, a latest study finds.

Of the 18 million Bangladeshis who escaped poverty in 2000-2010, more than two million of them managed to do so because of aquaculture, it said.

Led by aquaculture, the fisheries sector in the country has been remarkably successful in rapidly.......................................................


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