A Study on the Physical Assets of the Fish Farmers of Meghalaya

Ajijur Rahman

Abstract

The present study was conducted to highlight the Fishery as a source of livelihood among the people of North Garo Hills of Meghalaya. About 30 respondents of different villages of North Garo Hills Meghalaya have consulted together with the information of their practicing Fishery as a source of livelihood. Fish culture is a simple farming system where a farmer can earn more profit than any other agriculture crops and economically it helps the farmer in a short period. By adopting this system of culture, the farmer can easily earn money to depend on their livelihood. The practice of Fish culture provides additional sources of income as well as employment to the native people, while Fish provides lots of nutritive palatable food to each consumer.

Keywords

Livelihood, Fisheries, Meghalaya, Income

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