With high rainfall, large number of water bodies and supply constrained markets, fisheries has large untapped potential for enhancement of livelihoods and nutrition in Adivasi districts of Odisha. Large water spread area under existing water bodies in private and public ownership of various sizes and seasonality offers good scope for making an impact with small technical, development and institutional interventions. There is still potential for developing many more water bodies with public investments like MGNREGS, IWMP and others. Such water bodies help in water conservation, in regulating peak run-off flows and in creating additional sources of irrigation, besides fish production.
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