Show simple item record Mmopelwa, G. Ngwenya, B.N. 2011-03-09T09:52:49Z 2011-03-09T09:52:49Z 2010-12-04
dc.identifier.citation Mmopelwa, G. & Ngwenya B.N. (2010) Constraints and potentials of the fish market in the Okavango Delta, Botswana, African Journal of Agricultural Research, December, pp. 3176-3184 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1991-637X
dc.description.abstract The Okavango Delta is the largest multi-species and multi-gear fishery in Botswana. However, there is lack of an understanding of the nature of fish market in the Delta. The objectives of the survey were (1) to identify and describe the socio economic profile of the fishers in the fishing market, (2) to describe the operations of the market and (3) to identify market constraints of fishing. A structured questionnaire was used to collect data from fishers in four study sites in the Delta. The study revealed that fishing market in the Okavango Delta is very ‘informal’ in nature, with almost no intermediaries, and catering only for the local population. Lack of preservation facilities, transport, low levels of skills and lack of access to credit are the various constraints facing fishers. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Academic Journals en_US
dc.subject Marketing en_US
dc.subject Fishers en_US
dc.subject Okavango Delta en_US
dc.subject Botswana en_US
dc.title Constraints and potentials of the fish market in the Okavango Delta, Botswana en_US
dc.type Published Article en_US en_US

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