Aquaculture Economics and Financing: Management and Analysis
September 2010, Wiley-Blackwell
Chapters address each stage of developing an aquaculture business, including financing, marketing, and developing a business plan to managing cash flows and analyzing financial statements. Each chapter includes a detailed example of practical application taken from every-day experience. Written in straightforward terminology facilitating ready application, Aquaculture Economics and Financing: Management and Analysis is an essential tool for analyzing and improving financial performance of aquaculture operations.
I Managing Aquaculture Businesses.
1 Starting an Aquaculture Business.
2 Marketing Aquaculture Products.
3 Developing a Business Plan for Aquaculture.
4 Monitoring Economic and Financial Performance of Aquaculture Businesses.
5 Financing an Aquaculture Business.
6 Managing Cash Flow.
7 Managing Capital Assets in Aquaculture Businesses.
8 Managing Risk in Aquaculture Businesses.
9 Managing Labor.
II Economic and Financial Analysis of Aquaculture Businesses.
10 The Enterprise Budget and Partial Budgeting in Aquaculture.
11 Financial Statements: Balance Sheet and Income Statement in Aquaculture.
12 Cash Flow Analyses in Aquaculture.
13 Investment Analysis (Capital Budgeting) in Aquaculture.
14 Lending in Aquaculture.
III Research Techniques to Analyze Farm-Level Decision-Making.
15 Use and Misuse of Enterprise and Partial Budgets.
16 Risk Analysis in Production Aquaculture Research.
17 Whole-Farm Modeling of Aquaculture.
18 Managing Government Policies and Regulation in Aquaculture Businesses.
- Provides a practical and comprehensive understanding of aquaculture economics and financing
- Discusses key issues in business plan development, marketing, monitoring financial performance, and managing cash flow, assets, and business risk
- Features examples of practical application in each chapter
- Includes an annotated bibliography and webliography detailing key resources and software products available for economic and financial analyses