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Increased Sustainability in the Aquaculture Sector in sub-Saharan Africa, through Improved Aquatic Animal Health Management
African aquaculture is growing rapidly. Tilapia and catfish are the two most important farmed fish species on the continent, and in Kenya, specifically, rainbow trout farming has become an important part of the country’s ...
Enhancing productivity and resilience of water systems by integrating fisheries
Inland capture fisheries are the primary source of livelihoods and food and nutrition security in many low- and middle-income countries, but are often adversely impacted by irrigation infrastructure. With over 300 million ...
Youth in small-scale fisheries and aquaculture
Youth is considered to be the transition period between childhood and adulthood, and as such encompasses a diverse group of individuals. Differences in gender, caste, class, sexuality and ability influence livelihood ...
Improving Biosecurity: A Science-Based Approach to Manage Fish Disease Risks and Increase the Socioeconomic Contribution of the Nigerian Catfish and Tilapia Industries
Nigeria is one of Africa’s largest aquaculture producers, yet its lack of a clear aquatic animal health strategy has resulted in substantial disease-related production losses. There is little or no biosecurity management ...
Reducing disease risks in fish through better detection, management and prevention
Aquaculture productivity is limited by the introduction and spread of infectious fish diseases, which compromise fish farming livelihoods and food and nutrition security in Asia and Africa. Epidemiological tools provide ...
Promoting Sustainable Cage Aquaculture in West Africa (ProSCAWA) project
In 2020, WorldFish launched the Promoting Sustainable Cage Aquaculture in West Africa (ProSCAWA) project. ProSCAWA is a two-year project funded by China-IFAD SSTC Facility. ProSCAWA seeks to increase poor rural people’s ...