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Information about seed fund for hilsa fishers (Bangla vesion)
This brief provides information about the seed fund that USAID ECOFISH handed over to Director General, Department of Fisheries (DoF) to raise a total amount of Taka 3.5 crore (US$0.43 million) for the Hilsa Conservation ...
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 ...
Capacitating Farmers and Fishers to Manage Climate Risks in South Asia (CaFFSA)
Climate variability has a profound influence on fisheries and agriculture in South Asia, including the service industry and value chains. Progress in weather and sub-seasonal/seasonal forecasting has significantly increased ...
Gender in the farmed fish value chain of Bangladesh: A review of the evidence and development approaches
Bangladesh is the world's fifth-largest aquaculture producer, and statistics indicate that aquaculture now makes up about 56% of the country's total fish production in terms of value. In Bangladesh, fish is the most important ...
Aquaculture businesses : a low cost option for economic growth in Bangladesh
Aquaculture could be used to create hundreds of thousands of jobs in Bangladesh over the next decade -helping to reduce the widespread poverty that is stifling the country's economic growth. The country already has the ...
Infrastructure and tonle sap fisheries : how to balance infrastructure development and fisheries livelihoods? The challenge facing decision-makers in Cambodia
Cambodia's inland fisheries are the most intensive worldwide and the fourth largest overall after China, India, and Bangladesh. This brief helps decision-makers maximize the benefits of infrastructure development, while ...
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.
Fish ring microhabitats: Resilience in rice field fisheries
A habitat is the environment where species such as fish live, feed and breed. A small, specialized area of a habitat (a microhabitat) can be created and managed as a way to attract and encourage a species to use the ...
Enhancing the gender-equitable potential of aquaculture technologies
Gender inequality constrains the real and potential capacity of women farmers to successfully adapt their farming practices in the face of climate risks or to develop stronger, more diversified livelihood portfolios that ...
Aquaculture options for alternative livelihoods: Experience from the Agriculture and Nutrition Extension Project in Bangladesh and Nepal
Following two decades of work on aquaculture technologies for smallholder farmers, WorldFish is leading the aquaculture component of the Agriculture and Nutrition Extension Project (ANEP), targeting poor farmers in Bangladesh ...