Estimating the Environmental Cost of Shrimp Farming in Coastal Areas of Chittagong and Cox's Bazaar in Bangladesh

@article{Nobi2021EstimatingTE,
  title={Estimating the Environmental Cost of Shrimp Farming in Coastal Areas of Chittagong and Cox's Bazaar in Bangladesh},
  author={M. Nur Nobi and Moinul Islam},
  journal={PSN: Rural \& Agricultural Development (Topic)},
  year={2021}
}
During the last three decades shrimp has remained one of the major export items in Bangladesh. It contributes to the development of this country by enhancing export earnings and promoting employment. Coastal wetlands and agricultural lands are used for shrimp culture, which reduces agricultural opportunity and peasants’ income, and destroys the mangroves and coastal eco-system. These are the external environmental costs which are not reflected in farmers’ price and output decisions. This study… Expand

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