Social and Economic Screening of Thinadhoo Island Fishing Community – Field Study Report

This report presents findings of the social and economic screening of the fishing community of the Island of Thinadhoo of South Huvadhoo Atoll of the Maldives. The findings reflect the discussions held with the island community including fishermen, vessel owners, fish processers and service provides, and island administrators during the field visit to Thinadhoo in July 2011.

In Thinadhoo, similar to the rest of the country, fishing is carried out by using pole and line or line which is a sustainable method of fishing with no by-catch. Basic infrastructure and facilities for fishing activities such as a jetty, ice plant, water kiosk and fuel is established in Thinadhoo. Read Full Report