Sociologic Aspects of Fishery Development on Volta Lake

  1. William C. Ackermann,
  2. Gilbert F. White,
  3. E.B. Worthington and
  4. J. Loreena Ivens
  1. D. A. P. Butcher

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM017p0108

Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects

Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects

How to Cite

Butcher, D. A. P. (1973) Sociologic Aspects of Fishery Development on Volta Lake, in Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects (eds W. C. Ackermann, G. F. White, E.B. Worthington and J. L. Ivens), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM017p0108

Author Information

  1. Volta Lake Research Project, Accra, Ghana

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1973

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900179

Online ISBN: 9781118664117

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Keywords:

  • Fishermen;
  • Fishery system;
  • Labor;
  • Tongu society;
  • Volta Lake fishery

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Volta Lake Fishery

  • Fishermen

  • Division of Labor

  • System and the Direction of Change

  • Effects of Change

  • Conclusion