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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(10): 3097-3105
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.910.372


Wetlands of Darbhanga District: A Basis of Sustainable Livelihood
Shailendra Kumar Roy*
Amar Nath Mishra P G College, Dubey Chhapra, Ballia (U.P.), India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Darbhanga is known for rivers and their water bodies. The district comprises vast stretches of wetlands, which are not only highly productive but hold significance from the biodiversity point of view. Kusheshwarasthan is an important wetland site in the district. These water bodies are used for fisheries, makhana (Euryale ferox) and singhara (Trapa bispinosa) cultivation, irrigation etc. and thus provide the basis of livelihood for human beings. The present study aim to study of wet lands as basis of sustainable livelihood in the area. This was a micro-area approach for the assessment of wetland product-based economy and their role in sustaining livelihood. The main objective of the study was to highlight the value of wetland and their products in sustaining livelihood. Different kinds of flying sample survey were conducted on these wetlands in Darbhanga district and pattern of their utilization in terms of wetland products growing therein. The result of empirical assessment and flying sample survey become the basis of this research paper. This paper takes into account some important facets wetland in Darbhanga district in relation to sustainable livelihood.


Keywords: Wetland, Biodiversity, Micro-area approach, Empirical assessment, Sustainable livelihood
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Shailendra Kumar Roy. 2020. Wetlands of Darbhanga District: A Basis of Sustainable Livelihood.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(10): 3097-3105. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.910.372