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Redirecting benefits to genuine fishermen: Bangladesh's new fisheries management policy
- In 1986 the government of Bangladesh decided to pursue a new fisheries management policy (NFMP) that would allow fishing access only to the genuine fishers with the following main objectives: to free the fishers from exploitation by the agents, leaseholders and financiers; to redirect the major benefits of the fisheries to the genuine fishers; and to ensure the conservation and propagation of fisheries resources. This articles examines this new policy and its effect.
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