Restoring Livelihoods − Backwater Fishing

Id: av_13
Name: Restoring Livelihoods − Backwater Fishing
No. of Mins: 12
Language: English
Type: Video DVD
The film details the process of back water fishing. Ramalingam do back water fishing in channels sandwiched by mangrove forests. He follows traditional methods of fishing, on fullmoon and blue moon nights. The fishing is in tune with nature. Tsunami affected the livelihoods of these farmers. The traditional equipments were affected and the area was silted up. There was no one to restore the situation. Meenavar Kalanjiam (SHGs promoted by DHAN Foundation) helped to restore their livelihoods. DHAN Foundation organized the affected families into SHGs.