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Sustainable livelihood among aquaculture entrepreneurs: the case of Cambodian migrants in Malaysia


Md. Yassin, Sulaiman and Mohamed Shaffril, Hayrol Azril and Othman, Mohd Shahwahid (2013) Sustainable livelihood among aquaculture entrepreneurs: the case of Cambodian migrants in Malaysia. International Business Management, 7 (2). pp. 70-77. ISSN 1993-5250


This study attempts to discover the sustainable livelihood among the Cambodian migrants who operate the aquaculture industry in Pekan, Pahang. This study is qualitative in nature, based on a focus group discussion conducted among selected Cambodian migrants in Pulau Keladi Baru village in Pekan. The questions included within the interview protocol were largely based on the Pentagon developed by the department for international development. The Pentagon is a framework for sustainable livelihood based on five main capitals, namely human capital, social capital, financial capital, natural capital and physical capital. The data obtained were later transcribed verbatim and analysed using thematic analysis.

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Economics and Management
Institute for Social Science Studies
DOI Number: https://doi.org/10.3923/ibm.2013.70.77
Publisher: Medwell Journals
Keywords: Aquaculture industry; Cambodian migrant; Community empowerment; Malaysia; Sustainable livelihood
Depositing User: Nabilah Mustapa
Date Deposited: 04 Aug 2017 04:42
Last Modified: 04 Aug 2017 04:42
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URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/56735
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