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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2020, Vol. 8, Issue 4, Part E

Determinates of farmers participation decision on fishing in Lume district, east Showa zone, Oromia national regional state, Ethiopia


Author(s): Alemayehu Abebe Wake, Teferi Tolera and Tamiru Chalchisa

Abstract: In Ethiopia fishing practiced in most freshwater bodies which is a potential strategy for enhancing food security, employment and provide as source of income. This study was aim to analyze determinants of farmer’s participation decision on fishing in Lume District. The study adopted the cross-sectional research design and mixed research approach. Multi-stages and simple random sampling techniques were used to select 374 sampled households. Data were collected from both primary and secondary data source. Structured questionnaire survey key informant interviews, and focused group discussions were used as method of data collection. The collected data were analyzed using descriptive statistics and inferential statistical tools by STATA V.13 software. The Binary logistic regression model revealed that, participation in fishing is significantly and positively influenced by sex of household, family size, access to fishing material, and the educational status of household heads, while age, land size, livestock holding and distance from household residence to lake Koka have a negative influence. So, the study suggested that special attention should be given by regional government, district livestock and fisher office, research center and non-governmental organization to improve farm household participation in fishing with sustainable resource management.

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How to cite this article:
Alemayehu Abebe Wake, Teferi Tolera, Tamiru Chalchisa. Determinates of farmers participation decision on fishing in Lume district, east Showa zone, Oromia national regional state, Ethiopia. Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2020;8(4):343-350.
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