Socio Economic Conditions of the Hatchery Labors in Chanchra Area of Jessor District in Bangladesh
Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2016, Pages: 30-36
Received: Apr. 28, 2016;
Accepted: May 6, 2016;
Published: May 23, 2016
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Tahmina Siddika, Department of Fisheries & Marine Bioscience, Jessore University of Science & Technology, Jessore, Bangladesh
Ripon Kumar Adhikary, Department of Fisheries & Marine Bioscience, Jessore University of Science & Technology, Jessore, Bangladesh
Md. Hasan-Uj-Jaman, Department of Fisheries & Marine Bioscience, Jessore University of Science & Technology, Jessore, Bangladesh
Shoumo Khondoker, Department of Fisheries & Marine Bioscience, Jessore University of Science & Technology, Jessore, Bangladesh
Nazia Tabassum, Department of Fisheries & Marine Bioscience, Jessore University of Science & Technology, Jessore, Bangladesh
Md. Farid Uz Zaman, Department of Fisheries & Marine Bioscience, Jessore University of Science & Technology, Jessore, Bangladesh
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The study was conducted on the hatchery labors in some selected area of Jessore Sadar Upazila in Bangladesh under the district of Jessore by using a logical questionnaire on socio-economic condition of hatchery labor. The main objective of the study is to know the socio-economic condition of the hatchery labors in some selected area of Chanchra region of Jessore district. The specific objectives are to know the different labor categories in hatcheries of Chanchra region and to know the socio-economic condition of hatchery labors. A total of 40 hatchery labors were selected and interviewed. It was found that the average age group of hatchery labor is 26-35 years, predominantly all of them are male and any presence of female labor was not found. It was found that about 95% labor use tube-well water and 5% use deep tube-well water. Regarding mean of transport, 65% labor move by on foot. It was found that about 75% hatchery had no medical treatment facility. However, further study about the socio-economic condition is needed and institutional, organizational, technical and credit supports are needed for their better socio-economic and sustainable livelihood.
Fish Hatchery, Hatchery Labour, Socio-economic Status, Sustainable Livelihood and Bangladesh
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