Chapter V – Environmental and Social Issues and Mitigation Measure

the aqua mart management.
Ensure that at least 30% of the volume of fish auctioned in the aquamart goes to the women vendors, by having a separate auction mechanism for them
Potential for labour intensive value addition There is huge scope for value addition (through labour intensive activities like cleaning, de-gilling, de-heading etc). Such value addition oriented enterprises can create additional employment and income for fishing community Facilitate such value adding enterprises through local women groups and fish vendors in the community.
Institute training and capability building program for such enterprises. Groups of women vendors should be trained to run such facilities with in the aquamart premises.


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