ARTISANAL FISHING AND POVERTY IN THE COMMUNITIES NEAR THE NICOYA´S GULF

This article describes the critical situation of traditional fishing at the Nicoya Gulf and how it affects the poverty conditions of some families in the communities of Morales, Costa de Pájaros and Manzanillo de Chomes in the Puntarenas province. The article is structured in two parts: first, it sh...

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Main Author: Fernández Carvajal, Doris
Format: artículo científico
Language: Español
Published: Universidad de Costa Rica 2013
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/sociales/article/view/12319
https://hdl.handle.net/10669/25383
Summary: This article describes the critical situation of traditional fishing at the Nicoya Gulf and how it affects the poverty conditions of some families in the communities of Morales, Costa de Pájaros and Manzanillo de Chomes in the Puntarenas province. The article is structured in two parts: first, it shows some data regarding the decrease in the main fishing resources in the area, as well as other elements that enable a more comprehensive perspective on the issues depicted. The second part shows the impact that this situation has over the life of a group of forty women and their families.