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Report on progress 2
The CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems (AAS) began operations in July 2011, and a summary report on progress in the first eight months was produced in February 2012. Since that time the program has moved ...
Fish for food security and improved nutrition: Rich in calcium, iron, zinc and vitamin A
Small fish eaten whole are particularly rich in calcium, iron and zinc and some in vitamin A which are more effectively absorbed than these nutrients in plants-source foods
Teaching the Adivasi to fish for a lifetime of benefit in Bangladesh [in Bangali]
The Adivasi Fisheries Project (AFP) set out in 2007 to help Adivasis in the north and northwest of Bangladesh find new and more sustainable livelihoods. It is based on 2 decades of WorldFish research in Bangladesh on ...
The CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems (AAS) is one of the CGIAR’s 15 research programs. Through a program of participatory action research, referred to as “Research in Development”, the Program aims ...
Can aquaculture benefit the extreme poor? A case study of landless and socially marginalized Adivasi (ethnic) communities in Bangladesh
Type: Journal Article
The Adivasi Fisheries Project, aimed at diversifying livelihood options for resource-poor Adivasi (ethnic) communities in the North and Northwest of Bangladesh, was implemented during 2007–9. Aquaculture and related ...
Evaluation of the use of fresh water by four Egyptian farms applying integrated aquaculture-agriculture: study report
This report describes a study done in 2010 by researchers of the WorldFish Center on water use in Egyptian farms that apply aquaculture – agriculture integration. Two of the four farms that were monitored derived the main ...
Research in development: the approach of AAS
Type: Working Paper
The CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems (AAS) is pursuing a Research in Development approach that emphasizes the importance of embedding research in the development context. Reflecting this emphasis the ...
Gender Transformative Approaches (GTA)
Key Outcomes by 2024: 1) 40% of income earned by women in 2M poor households 2) 50% increase in consumption of nutrient rich small fish and vegetables by women and children in 1M poor rural households 3) 50% increase in ...
Women have nothing to do with fish, or do they?
Type: Journal Article
Women are not well represented in what might be considered conventional places of power and authority. This is the second installment of a three-part series of blogs about the challenges that face the people of Malaita in ...
Scoping mission to Western Province, Zambia
The objective of the scoping Mission is to reate a shared understanding of the Upper Zambezi as a research hub for the Program, including 1. Main development challenges and opportunities 2. Big research questions 3. Possible ...