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Extension of the Eco-pond project was conducted by dRi. Women involved in small homestead ponds ‘Eco-ponds’ able to increase production of fish, income and household fish consumption with minimum investment using Eco friendly technology, and ensuring consumption of fish regularly by households. Considering success and adoption of Eco-pond and empowerment of women observed during implementation of Eco-pond 1, Eco-pond II and the projects implemented by Carita’s-Bangladesh and CREL Projects in order to get better understanding it has been planned to carry-out thorough studies on ‘Assessment on the impacts of Eco-pond and Empowerment of Women’.  Development Research Initiative (dRi) was assigned to conduct survey of households with Eco-pond intervention and non-intervention folders in Dumuria and Botiaghata Upazila in Khulna and Amtali Upazila in Barguna Districts in the southern region of Bangladesh and develop database for impact assessment of Eco-pond and Empowerment of Women.

 

Theme: Food Security and Nutrition

Research Method: Qualitative

Partner: WorldFish

Starting Year: 2020

Study Area: Dumuria and Botiaghata Upazila in Khulna