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Outcome Journal. Aquaculture for Income and Nutrition
Funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the five-year Aquaculture for Income and Nutrition (AIN) project improved income and nutrition for thousands of Bangladeshis. AIN aimed to increase ...
Protecting small-scale farmers: a reality within a globalized economy?
Type: Conference Paper
Aquaculture is still the fastest-growing food-producing sector and plays an important role in enhancing global food security and alleviating poverty. Tens of millions of people are engaged in aquaculture production, the ...
Tilapia: The plain truth
Type: Other (Infographic)
This infographic is an overview of tilapia as a nutritious inexpensive and environmentally friendly food.
Impacts of climate change and variability on fish value chains in Uganda
Fish are a significant source of income and food security in Uganda, highly vulnerable to climate and non-climate related drivers of change. This study examines the vulnerability of the fish sector in Uganda as it relates ...
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
The role of farmed fish in the diets of the resource-poor in Egypt
The Egyptian aquaculture industry provides more than 100,000 full-time or part-time jobs and produces the country's least-expensive farmed animal protein. Thus, aquaculture plays an important role in both sustaining ...
Annual report 2013/2014
Improving the productivity of fisheries and aquaculture is vital to reducing hunger and poverty for millions of people in the developing world. Today, fish provides more than one billion poor people with most of their daily ...
The Structure and margins of the Lake Chilwa fisheries in Malawi: a value chain analysis
Small freshwater pelagic fisheries in closed lakes are very important to millions of people in sub-Saharan Africa providing livelihoods and nutritional security. However, returns from these fisheries have been shown to ...
Alleviating poverty through aquaculture: progress, opportunities and improvements
Type: Conference Paper
Significant changes in our understanding of the interrelationships between aquaculture and poverty have occurred in the last decade. In particular, there is a growing realization that the impacts of aquaculture need to be ...
Promoting the sustainable growth of aquaculture in Myanmar to improve food Security and income for communities in the Ayeyarwady Delta and Central Dry Zone (MYFC) [Burmese version]
Type: Other (Factsheet)
MYFC, a Livelihoods and Food Security Trust Fund (LIFT) funded project, aims to promote sustainable growth of aquaculture in Myanmar. By introducing low cost poly-culture combining small indigenous species of fish with ...