FERAL: Foundation for Ecological Research, Advocacy and Learning

Foundation for Ecological Research, Advocacy and Learning

Assessing Opportunities for Livelihood Enhancement and Diversification in Coastal Fishing Communities

        One of the major contributions of the FAO-UNTRS programme was the use of participatory tools and analytical techniques to develop a multidisciplinary understanding of the artisanal fisheries sector. A pioneer institute involved in this process is the Integrated Coastal Management institute at Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh who have developed a framework for collection and analysis of data pertaining to livelihood enhancement and diversification or LED. The workshop  was attended by partner organisations on the project and a representative of the Fisheries Department. Techniques that were learnt during this workshop were incorporated into the data collection and analysis for the FAO-UNTRS project and were applied for a survey of 62 villages.
The field trial of LED framework was a crucial component of the workshop
Event Information


Tara Lawrence
Principal Investigator

Event Details

Date: 14th May 2008 to 16th May 2008
Venue: Chidambaram

Partner Institutes

  • Integrated Coastal Management ICM Event Host
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