MagegoDeclining fish stocks and livelihood diversification among fishing households of Mfangano Isl

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Chamberlain College of Nursing **We aren't endorsed by this school
Course
ACCOUNTING MISC
Subject
Economics
Date
Nov 13, 2023
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2. What determines livelihood diversification patterns of fishing households in Mfangano Island? 3. What are the policy interventions on livelihood diversification patterns of fishing households in Mfangano Island? 1.4 Research Objectives The study focused on the following objectives: To assess the existing patterns of livelihood diversification of fishing households in Mfangano Island. To examine the determinants of livelihood diversification patterns of fishing households in Mfangano Island. To establish policy interventions on livelihood diversification activities of fishing households in Mfangano Island. 1.5 Justification of the Study Livelihood diversification among fishing communities has enormous potential for assisting households to cope with various environmental uncertainties. This study contributes to building new knowledge that can be utilized in the understanding of the fishing households' well-being and coping strategies that make use of new activities for earning a living. It would open up new perspectives on public policies and would as well help design appropriate policies that may help in reducing vulnerability among fishing communities. The study also focuses on the fisheries resource degradation and associated impacts on the livelihood of fishing communities in Kenya. Further the study will broaden understanding of livelihood strategies within a context of limited resources. In looking into the type of activities that fishing households are engaging in to earn their living, appropriate strategies would be designed to avert potential challenges that face fishing households. 5
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