IIFET Developing Country Aquaculture Economics Best Student Paper Awards Awards

Winner 1: Lawrence Olusola Oparinde, Federal University of Technology, Nigeria, and Adewale Isaac Olutumise, Adekunle Ajasin University, Nigeria, Impact of Credit Constraints on Aquaculture Production and Risk Exposure in Ondo State, Nigeria: Endogenous Switching Regression Model Approach
Winner 2: Moses Wambua, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Development, Kenya, and Pukyong National University, Korea, A Cost Benefit Analysis of the Fish Farming Enterprise Productivity Program in Kenya
Winner: Suthamathy Nadarajah, UiT - The Arctic University of Norway, Norway, with Ola Flaaten, Global Aquaculture Growth and Institutional Quality
Winner: Jayasekhar Somasekharan, CPCRI, Restructuring the Value Chain Governance: The Impact of Food Safety Regime on Fishery Sector of Kerala, India
Winner: Mohottala G. Kularatne, with Dr. Sean Pascoe and Dr. Clevo Wilson, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka Reservoir Water Re-allocation and Community Welfare
Winner: Jayasekhar Somasekharan, Centre for Development Studies, India, Impact of Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures on Indian Seafood Industry: A Macro and Micro Level Analysis
Winner: Gaspar Roman Poot Lopez, Centro de Investigacion y de Estudios Avanzados del I.P.N., Mexico, Partial Substitution of Balanced Feed by Chaya Leaves in Nile Tilapia Production: A Bioeconomic Analysis.
Honorable Mention: Kolawole Ogundari, George August Universitšt, Germany, An Examination of Productivity Potential of Aquaculture Farms in Alleviating Household Poverty.
First Prize: Ajao Olajide, Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Nigeria, Non-radial technical efficiency of fish farms in Oyo State, Nigeria
Second Prize: Poulomi Bhattacharya, Institute for Social and Economic Change, India, Comparative economics of traditional Vs. scientific shrimp farming system: A study of smallholders shrimp culture in West Bengal
Third Prize: Mohottala G. Kularatne, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, Investigation of Socioeconomic Characteristics of Agricultural Communities in Relation to the Development of Culture-Based Fisheries in Non-Perennial Reservoirs of Sri Lanka