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ID: 3489
Country: Bangladesh
Title: Bangladesh - Aquaculture Development Project - October 2002
Description: Shilpie, 24, poses for a photo in her village in Mahishala Boalmari, Bangladesh.

Shilpie owns a fishing pond at Mahishala, Boalmari. The farm which is source of income and food security for her and her family.

The Aquaculture Development Project specifically targets women in its poverty alleviation initiatives. By transferring ownership of bodies of water through encouraging the government to provide leases for rural communities, individuals such as Shilpie are able to maximize their earning potential and participate in the management of natural resources.
Size: 4.90 MB; 2976 x 1948 pixels; 252 x 165 mm (print at 300 DPI); 787 x 515 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Photographer: Alexandra Boulat
Copyright: ©IFAD/Alexandra Boulat
Categories: none 
URL: www.ifad.org