FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH WOMEN’S DECISION MAKING IN DIFFERENT FISHERY ACTIVITIES

Article Id: ARCC3197 | Page : 144 - 146
Citation :- FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH WOMEN’S DECISION MAKING IN DIFFERENT FISHERY ACTIVITIES.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2007.(41):144 - 146
B. Goswami and S.S. Dana
Address : Department of Fishery Extension, Faculty of Fishery Sciences, WBUAFS, Kolkata - 700 037, India

Abstract

The study was conducted among randomly selected 120 fisherwomen of South 24 Parganas
district of West Bengal. The study revealed that majority of fisherwomen were from backward caste and middle aged with poor literacy background. About 62.5% of the family size with marginal land holdings having a meager annual turns over from the different fishery activities were medium type.The findings revealed that out of eight variables only five variables namely family size, family type annual income, land areas and utilizations of information sources were significantly associated with decision making process of women in different fishery activities. Regression analysis showed that annual income and utilization of information sources have contributed significantly (P

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