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Nutrition scientist Dr. Shakuntala Thilsted awarded the 2021 World Food Prize
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CGIAR scientist at WorldFish honored for improving the quality, quantity, and availability of food in the world thanks to her pioneering scientific work on nutrition, fish, and aquatic foods systems.
COVID-19 impact on aquatic food systems reveals insights for future resilience
The onset of COVID-19 disrupted food value chains and reversed years of progress on key development indicators. The pandemic induced shocks to food systems globally, but particularly impacted value chains in food insecure ...
UN dialogue sets pathway for nature-positive aquatic food solutions
Panelists at a recent UN Food Systems Dialogue discussed innovative and sustainable solutions to aquatic food systems that can be a catalyst for global food systems transformation.
In the Spotlight: Bernadette Fregene
Bernadette Fregene is WorldFish’s aquaculture compact leader and a professor of aquaculture and fisheries extension, economics, and marketing at the University of Ibadan in Nigeria. Fregene facilitates the delivery of new ...
The FISH Newsletter
A curated collection of stories, publications, campaigns, and events stemming from FISH's research and innovations work for the first quarter of 2021.
Aquatic foods are essential for sustainable healthy diets, says UN Nutrition
Aquatic foods are key to transforming global food systems in support of sustainable healthy diets, said panelists at the launch of a UN Nutrition discussion paper. The panel recognized the potential of aquatic foods to ...
Gender assumptions harm progress on climate adaption and resilience, new study finds
Outdated assumptions around gender continue to hinder effective and fair policymaking and action for climate mitigation and adaptation, a new study published in Nature Climate Change has found.
Emerging Scientist: Laura Khor
Laura Khor, a WorldFish Research Fellow, earned her Master of Science in Aquaculture from Universiti Malaysia Sabah and is currently working on novel approaches to monitoring and mitigating disease outbreaks in aquaculture. ...
Equitable digital tools can boost small-scale fisher livelihoods
In low- and middle-income countries, ICTs can be used to assist small-scale fishers and fish workers, but illiteracy and unreliable internet connectivity need to be addressed to ensure marginalised fishers are not left behind.
African women join forces to overcome COVID-19 challenges in aquatic food systems
Across Africa, women working in aquatic food value chains are banding together to support their livelihoods and ensure the continued flow of fish despite COVID-19 lockdowns and disruptions.