Malaysia - Fishing

Fishing is being developed both as a means of reducing unemployment and as a primary source of protein in the country's diet. The total catch in 2000 was 1,289,245 tons, as compared with 296,300 tons in 1966; the increase has been largely the result of expanded and improved marketing facilities. Exports of fisheries products were valued at $349 million in 2000, with imports of $296.8 million that year. A government training program in navigation and engine care is also accelerating the use of powered boats. Freshwater fishing, which accounts for 2% of the total catch, occurs in paddy fields or irrigation ditches and is integrated with rice farming and hog production.

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Aug 27, 2007 @ 6:06 am
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