Findings indicated that cage culture of freshwater fish is an important livelihood option for the poorest sections of a community. It can become a source of daily income and integrates well with other livelihood activities. However, there has recently been a decline in the number of households practising cage aquaculture. The high incidence of fish diseases and the current financial loan system need to be improved.
AIT Outreach. Livelihoods on the Lo river, Vietnam. (2000) 4 pp.