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The potential benefits of GPS for small scale fishermen in Malaysia


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Mohamed Shaffril, Hayrol Azril and Hamzah, Azimi (2016) The potential benefits of GPS for small scale fishermen in Malaysia. The Social Sciences, 11 (3). pp. 205-208. ISSN 1818-5800; ESSN: 1993-6125

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This conceptual study attempts to discover the potential benefits of GPS usage for small scale fishermen in Malaysia. Based on the review of literature and document analyses performed, three main benefits of GPS usage for the small scale fishermen were identified namely to increase their income to strengthen safety aspects and to enhance their technology skills and knowledge. This study has come out with a number of recommendations that can assist the concerned parties in constructing the best strategies to further enhance fisheries technologies usage especially the GPS among the small scale fishermen in Malaysia.


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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Educational Studies
Institute for Social Science Studies
DOI Number: https://doi.org/10.3923/sscience.2016.205.208
Publisher: Medwell Journals
Keywords: Community development; Rural development; Technology usage; Fisherman; Safety
Depositing User: Nabilah Mustapa
Date Deposited: 04 Aug 2017 11:39
Last Modified: 04 Aug 2017 11:39
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URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/56651
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