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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.
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 ...
Envisioning possible futures for fish production in Indonesia
This report summarizes the results of a systematic effort to explore possible futures for aquaculture and fisheries in Indonesia. The work described is part of a larger effort that seeks to develop a shared vision for the ...
Porter un nouvel éclairage sur les captures non visibles: La contribution de la pêche artisanale au développement durable
En 2012, la FAO, la Banque mondiale et WorldFish ont publié une étude Hidden Harvest: The global contribution of capture fisheries. Pour soutenir la dynamique croissante de mise en oeuvre des Directives SSF, et en réponse ...
Learning from implementation of community selection in Zambia, Solomon Islands, and Bangladesh AAS hubs
The CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems (AAS) is a research in development program which aims to foster innovation to respond to community needs, and through networking and social learning to bring about ...
Improved fisheries management in the Barotse Floodplain of Zambia - An urgent call for action
An estimated 70,000 people depend on the resources of the Barotse floodplain for their livelihood, food and nutrition security. However, poor management, increasing fishing pressure and use of destructive fishing gears ...
Priority actions for dugong and seagrass conservation in Solomon Islands
Dugongs (Dugon dugon) are seagrass community specialists that inhabit warm coastal and island areas from tropical to subtropical Indo-West Pacific waters. They feed primarily on seagrass. In August 2018, dugongs became ...
Aquaculture Technical, Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training for Improved Private Sector and Smallholder Skills project in Zambia
Zambia currently has a high rate of youth unemployment. There are also noticeable disparities between men and women in the labor force, especially a lack of women formally working in the fisheries sector who have received ...
Illuminating hidden harvests: The contribution of small-scale fisheries to sustainable development
FAO, WorldFish and Duke University are working in partnership with experts globally to revisit and build on the Hidden Harvest study in 2012. Encompassing the pre-harvesting, harvesting and post-harvesting sectors of inland ...
Supporting community-based resource management in Solomon Islands: The role of provincial governments
Rural communities in Solomon Islands rely heavily on coastal fisheries for food and income. However, coral reefs, mangroves and seagrass are degrading in many areas because of overharvesting, pollution and unsustainable ...