Wastewater aquaculture and livelihoods in peri-urban Kolkata

Abstract

Kolkata’s wastewater has been used in aquaculture for fish farming for many years, providing cheap food, livelihoods for the farm workers and protection from unregulated wastewater discharges downstream. A number of problems face the industry and this article describes an action-planning approach involving local stakeholders to confront these difficulties.

Citation

Bunting, S.W. Wastewater aquaculture and livelihoods in peri-urban Kolkata. Waterlines (2004) 23 (1) 19-21. [DOI: 10.3362/0262-8104.2004.036]

Wastewater aquaculture and livelihoods in peri-urban Kolkata

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