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GCSE Rice and fish farming in Bangladesh

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Rice-fish farming
Producing rice and fish in the same paddy field
65%
of the population of Jamalpur workin agriculture
Paddy field
flooded parcel of arable land used for growing rice
60cm high Dyke
used to hold water within a paddy field
4-5 months
Time needed before fish can be harvested
35cm
gap between rows of rice
Protein
is added to the diet of people thanks to the fish
Practical Action
Charity involved in the rice-fish farming
Extra money
is gained for the farmer, an advantage of the system