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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2019, Vol. 7, Issue 4, Part A

Examining the contribution of fishing sub-sector to regional economy, Naivasha sub- County


Author(s): Kipkosgei Meshack Lagat and Mary Wambui Mwangi

Abstract: Fishing is one of the major contributors to the growth of the economy of many countries, besides economic contribution, fishing sector also contributes to food security in most countries especially the developing countries yet it has remained underexploited for long. The present study focusses at the contribution of fishing to regional economy with specific reference to Naivasha subcounty. Descriptive survey was used where questionnaires and structured interviews were used to obtain primary data with a sample size of 100. Data was analyzed using Statistical Packages for Social Sciences Version 25. The results of the study were presented in text form and in figures. The results of the study indicate that the fishing sector is a great contributor to the economy of Naivasha Sub-County. The fishing sector contributes to a variety of sectors such as health, roads and housing sector, education, trade, job creation and attraction of external investors.

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How to cite this article:
Kipkosgei Meshack Lagat, Mary Wambui Mwangi. Examining the contribution of fishing sub-sector to regional economy, Naivasha sub- County. Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2019;7(4):45-48.
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