• The effect of perceived risk on attitudes, intention and consumption of fish in Hanoi. 

      Linh, Pham Thi Thuy (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2009-05)
      This study is one of the first attempts to investigate the attendances and consequences of perceived risk toward consumption fish in Hanoi, Vietnam. The study applies theory of planed behavior and theory of perceived risk for its conceptual framework. The study has three objectives. The first objective is to investigate the consequences of risk on attitude and intention to consumption of fish in ...
    • Impact of financial variables on the production efficiency of Pangasius farms in An Giang province, Vietnam 

      Hanh, Bui Le Thai (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2009-05-15)
      This research provides the first analysis of the relationship between farm financial exposure and technical efficiency in the Pangasius farming in An Giang province, in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam. A nonparametric DEA approach has been applied to estimate technical and scale efficiency scores of 61 Pangasius farms in An Giang province in the year 2008. The mean technical efficiencies under assumption ...
    • Technical efficiency analysis for commercial Black Tiger Prawn (Penaeus monodon) aquaculture farms in Nha Trang city, Vietnam 

      Huy, Dang Hoang Xuan (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2009-05-15)
      This study has used minimizing input-oriented CRS DEA model with two output and five input variables which use theory of technical efficiency. It mainly has used Nha Trang‘s data (64 samples) to analysis, data from other areas in Khanh Hoa province (33 samples in Ninh Hoa district, 33 samples in Van Ninh district, and 36 samples in Cam Ranh district) only use to compare to Nha Trang to find the worst ...
    • Poverty measurement : an application for small-scale fisheries in Bich Dam island, Vietnam 

      Dien, Vo Van (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2009-05-15)
      Small-scale fisheries are one of the key sectors in Vietnam economy. This has been explained by its noticeable contribution to GDP, sizable share in the total export value in addition to the significant role in employment generation and food security. Contrary to the promising signs of sectorial performance, most of fishermen are considered the poorest of the poor and poverty is dominantly characteristic ...
    • Economic analysis of the environmental impact on marine cage lobster aquaculture in Vietnam 

      Ly, Nguyen Thi Y (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2009-05-15)
      In Vietnam, marine cage lobster aquaculture has been expanding significantly over the last years. Besides the economic contribution for locals living in the coastal areas in Central of Vietnam, this industry has created some problems that are relating to the marine environmental protection where trash fish feed is predominant. This paper investigates the environmental impact on cage marine lobster ...
    • Coping vulnerabiblity : assess the strategies with special reference to idiosyncratic shocks in the small-scale fishery in southern Sri Lanka SRI LANKA 

      Koralagama, Dilanthi Nadeeka (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2009-05-15)
      Vulnerability leads to poverty; poverty leads to vulnerability, a controversial two concepts without an end nor a start. From recent past, poverty has been addressed in terms of vulnerability. There, the possible ways to be vulnerable is stressed to investigate. Risks, shocks, and uncertainty have been identified as the profound sources of vulnerability so as to poverty. In fact, the study was ...
    • Economic performance indicators for coastal fisheries : the case of purse-seining in Khanh Hoa, Vietnam. 

      Luong, Nguyen Trong (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2009-05-15)
      A field study on the economic performance indicators for coastal fisheries are needed in order to implement fisheries policy in Khanh Hoa as well as in Vietnam. The research project “Economic performance indicators for coastal fisheries - the case of pure-seining in Khanh Hoa” established to fulfill these demands. A questionnaire about technical characteristics and economic data is used for data ...
    • Economic analysis of rural and artisanal aquaculture in Ecuador 

      Recalde Ruiz, Jose Renato (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2009-05-15)
      Three different types of culture and conditions were tested to determine the profitability of Rural and Artisanal Aquaculture Project in Ecuador: monoculture of the freshwater fish named locally cachama (Piaractus brachypomus), monoculture of red claw crayfish (Cherax quadricarinatus) and polyculture tilapia (Oreochromis sp.) – cachama (Piaractus brachypomus). The economic models used for this ...
    • Economic performance of the gill netter fleets in the central area of Vietnam’s offshore fisheries 

      Dien, Mai Van (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2009-05-15)
      The initial results of this study demonstrated that the offshore gillnets fleets in the Central of Vietnam can get high economic efficiency, an offshore gillnet vessel make a margin profit of 10%, the annual income of vessel can reach 51% of gross revenue. The average annual income of a fishing man is much higher than the average personal income on the national scale, corresponding to 156% in 2007. ...
    • The stakeholder view with Guanxi: a case study of managers in chinese aquatic product industry 

      Yumei, Han (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2009-05-15)
      Guanxi, in China, is viewed as a cultural concept, which originates from Confucianism. This thesis applies a stakeholder-based view (SHV) of strategic management to a special Guanxi setting of China in order to contextualize the theory to be applied in Chinese settings. In exploring the experiences of developing Guanxi with critical stakeholders in the course of corporate operations within the three ...
    • Technical efficiency of prawn poly-culture in Tam Giang lagoon, Vietnam 

      Au, Ton Nu Hai (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2009-05-15)
      This paper measured the mean technical efficiency of 91 percent in prawn poly-culture (prawn (Peneaus monodon)-rabbitfish (Siganus oramin)-others pattern) farms in Tam Giang lagoon, Vietnam, using an input-oriented VRS data envelopment analysis. The estimated technical super-efficiency was then regressed to the farmer characteristics, extension contacts, stocking density, and production environment ...
    • Technical and scale efficiency of the intensive Tiger shrimp cultivation farms in Binh Dai district - Ben Tre - Viet nam. An application of DEA 

      Cuong, Hoang Van (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2009-05-15)
      This thesis is implemented with two main purposes: (1) reviewing the literature on efficiency and DEA methods, (2) applying DEA methods to examine efficiency of the shrimp farms in Binh Dai district, Ben Tre, Vietnam. In thesis, therefore, after related literature is reviewed, a case study of measuring the performance of shrimp farms in the study area is implemented. Interesting findings have been ...
    • The attitudes and perceptions of resource users and managers towards the Nha Trang Bay Marine Protected Area management, Vietnam 

      Lan, Duong Thi Kim (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2009-05-22)
      Attitudes of local people and managers have become the emerging topic in marine protected areas management. Understanding about it is expected to contribute to the implement and the compliance of fishermen and managers after seven years of the Nha Trang Bay marine protected are foundation. This study aims to evaluate attitudes and perceptions of fishermen and managers towards MPA management; and to ...
    • Social capital as a way out of poverty : the case of small scale marine fishery in Hambantota district, southern Sri Lanka. 

      Wickramathilaka, Pushpakumara Sanath (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2009-05-24)
      Simply, Social capital is a concept that explains the extend and nature of relationships people have with (invest on) others – relatives, family friends, neighborers in own community members and members of other communities, or networks, relationships with various services, institutions and systems. As in the other types of investments, people expect returns on investments of social capital. Currently, ...
    • Explore consumer’s attitudes and consumption of Norwegian salmon in Beijing 

      Xin, Zhou (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2009-05-25)
      Over the past decade, China has developed to be the fastest growth market of consumption of Norwegian Salmon in Asia. In addition, Beijing that is the capital of China with over 15 million populations provides great demand in seafood consumption. Understanding consumer’s attitude is the first step to explain the consumption. Meanwhile, some factors (e.g. norms, availability, and knowledge) have ...
    • Consumer’s attitude and consumption of fish in Dhaka city: influence of perceived risk, trust and knowledge 

      Ahamed, A. F. M. Jalal (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2009-06-10)
      Fish is the main source of animal protein in Bangladesh. However, no previous studies I am aware of has analyzed or explored consumption and attitude toward fish in Bangladesh. In accordance with several studies in the area of food consumption behavior, this study use the Theory of Planed Behavior (TPB - Ajzen, 1991) a conceptual framework to explore the consumers attitude and consumption of fish ...
    • Economic value of coral reef and management effectiveness in Trao Reef locally managed marine reserve 

      Do, Hung Nguyen (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2009-06-12)
      Trao Reef Locally Managed Marine Reserve was established in 2001 to protect coral reef being under threat because of human activities. However, the economic value of coral reef represents an important sight to help local people and resource managers in using and managing the resource effectively in the marine reserve has not been seen. By using financial analysis to calculate producer surplus of ...
    • The role of perceived quality, ambivalence and health involvement as a basis for clustering : a study of fish consumption in Vietnam 

      Xuan, Bui Bich (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2009-06-15)
      The purpose of this study was to examine the applicability of benefits sought – based segmentation for fish market in Vietnam. A convenient sample of 809 Vietnamese households was provided to answer the questionnaires, including the questions about attitudes towards fish consumption. Cluster analysis was used to identify three distinctive consumer segments based on evaluation of quality, ambivalence ...
    • Bioeconomic study of a two agent fishery with consideration on the valuation of goods and services by cold-water corals 

      Chen, Xianwen (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2009-09-15)
      This thesis makes four contributions on the economic analysis of fisheries in cold-water corals contained waters.
    • Co-management in Trao Reef marine reserve, Vietnam : a transaction costs approach 

      Nguyen, Thi Hoa Hong (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2010-05)
      Humans are getting more dependent on marine and coastal resources. This has led to increased fishery exploitation and in many cases overexploitation with habitat degradation. This threatens coastal and marine resources all over the world. The current management approaches have failed to control fishing capacity and conflict in sharing fisheries resources due to population growth, poverty and a lack ...