Process of the Fishermen’s Group in Thailand
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In many countries, cooperative organizations have been expected to improve fishermen's production and living conditions. In order to offer solutions to problems, especially in so-called small-scale fishery, many methods of fostering cooperative organizations development have been implemented. Moreover, development projects in the fishery are often accompanied by the establishment of cooperative organizations for example in Thailand, this has been an important strategy in fishery development. Both in marine and inland fishery, cooperatives and similar organizations, namely fishermen's group, have come into existence. Fishermen's groups, instead of ineffective fishery cooperatives, have repaidly become popular in the country since the early 1970s.
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