International Journal of Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering
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International Journal of Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering, Vol.2, No.1, Jan. 2016, Pub. Date: Jan. 12, 2016
Livelihood Status of Fishing Community of Dhaleshwari River in Central Bangladesh
Pages: 25-29 Views: 915 Downloads: 683
Authors
[01] Md. Kamruzzaman, Department of Criminology and Police Science, Faculty of Life Science, Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University, Santosh, Tangail, Bangladesh.
[02] Md. Abdul Hakim, Department of Food Technology and Nutritional Science, Faculty of Life Science, Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University, Santosh, Tangail, Bangladesh.
Abstract
The study was conducted to investigate the socio-economic profiles of the fishermen of river Dhaleshwari in Tangaildistrict, the centralpart of Bangladesh. There were found 65.71% illiterate respondents contributing 61.43% 35001 to 55000 BDT earners and 21.43% NGOs loan takers in the study. The study revealed that the fishermen of Dhaleshwaririver were mostly illiterate, poor income, lack of training exposure and lack of awareness about their health facilities and sanitation. So, provide soft term loan and building people awareness have been suggested to improve the livelihood status of fishermen in Dhaleshwaririver in Bangladesh.
Keywords
Livelihood Status, Fishing Community, Dhaleshwari River, Central Bangladesh
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