International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part G (2016)
Natural resources and economic activities of Digha-Shankarpur coastal region in West Bengal, India
Natural resources, both renewable and non-renewable, and ecosystem services are a part of the real wealth of nations. The economies of most developing countries are currently very dependent on natural resources, for agriculture, fisheries and forestry subsectors, mining, oil and gas extraction, marine tourism and ocean transport. They are the natural capital out of which other forms of capital are made. Sectors related to natural resources use provide jobs and are often the basis of livelihoods in poorer communities. Long coastal tract of Digha-Shankarpur region has rich volume of different types of natural resources, which develops different types of economic activities and plays an important role in livelihood generation and local area development. This article reviews different types of natural resource base economic activities with special reference to Digha –Shankarpur coastal region.
How to cite this article:
Anirban Baitalik. Natural resources and economic activities of Digha-Shankarpur coastal region in West Bengal, India. Int J Appl Res 2016;2(2):439-443.