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Tekshoyi unnoyon e service provision model (Service provision model in sustainable development)
This story describes the service provision model introduced by WorldFish through the Improving Food Security and Livelihoods project. The model focuses on local service providers (LSP) and service provider associations ...
Chaaper pona (Overwintered fry)
This is the story of fish farmer Azim, who overwintered carp fry on his farm and benefited economically. Farmers often underutilize their ponds in the winter. However, as fry do not eat much food or grow because of the low ...
Shomirer upolobdhi (Shomir’s enlightenment)
This story describes the impact of agrochemical use in aquaculture. Shomir was spending a lot of money to buy multiple chemicals and medicines recommended by different local sales agents, without knowing why they were ...
Rajur shofolota (Raju’s success)
This story describes Raju’s adoption of best farming practices. He was following conventional farming methods but did not have enough capital to intensify his production and was disappointed with his annual profit. Ali, a ...
Khokar shopno (Khoka’s dream)
This story is about the change in the food intake of a young boy, Khoka, after his family started to grow fish and vegetables in a homestead pond. Khoka’s parents are poor. They do not have land to grow food even for their ...
Enhanced coastal fisheries (ECOFISHBD) Project
Type: Other (Factsheet)
Hilsa shad is the national fish of Bangladesh. However, overfishing, siltation, pollution and changing climate lead to a sharp decline in the fish population, theatening the livelihoods of the people dependent upon the ...
Carp Genetic Improvement Programs
The Carp Genetic Improvement Program is the only program of its kind in the world concentrating on catla and silver carp as well as being the largest familybased selection program for rohu. The methods are similar to those ...
Environmental compliance and climate risk management in aquaculture
The concept of environmental compliance emerged following the environmental crisis that took place during the 1960s and ’70s, which affected all industrialized economies. In response to the catastrophe, the US Government ...
Baseline survey final report: Aquaculture for income and nutrition project
The World Fish Center, in collaboration with the GOB and USAID, has been implementing the FtF Aquaculture Project since October 2011 with a view to meet the government and FtF goals to sustainably reduce poverty and ...
Aquaculture and fish consumption in Bangladesh
The WorldFish Center conducted a review in Bangladesh funded by IFAD in 2011 on the present status of aquaculture production and fish consumption. This brief summarizes the key findings of the review.