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Sustainable development in fisheries of Nigeria

@inproceedings{VincentAkpu2013SustainableDI,
  title={Sustainable development in fisheries of Nigeria},
  author={I. Vincent-Akpu},
  year={2013}
}
Development of the fisheries sector in Nigeria has become of utmost importance, both to ensure adequate food at affordable prices and as the main source of economic and social progress for the rural poor. Sustainable fisheries development is defined by FAO as fisheries development that integrates bio-ecological, technological, economic and social dimensions to sustainably improve the well-being of all the people engaged directly or indirectly in the fisheries sector as well as the natural… Expand
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