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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 ...
Inland fisheries critical for nourishing young children in sub-Saharan Africa, study reveals
Inland fisheries are critical to supplying children with the nutritious, diverse diets required for cognitive development in rural sub-Saharan households, a new WorldFish research publication revealed.
The contribution of aquatic ecosystems and fisheries to food security and livelihoods: a research agenda
Type: Book Chapter
Aquatic ecosystems are a diverse group of water dependent habitats that support important biodiversity and provide a wide range of benefits to people. As pressure on the world‘s water resources has increased, there has ...
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 ...
MYCulture: Promoting Sustainable Growth of Aquaculture in Myanmar to Improve Food Security and Income for Communities in the Ayeyarwady Delta and Central Dry Zone
Type: Other (Factsheet)
The project funded by Livelihoods and Food Security Fund (LIFT) promoted the sustainable growth of aquaculture in Myanmar by introducing low-cost small-scale aquaculture (SSA) technologies that incorporated small indigenous ...
Methodology for economic valuation of food security and vulnerability to poverty for inland fisheries in Africa
Fish play an increasingly important role in national and local economies of many developing countries. Africa’s rivers, wetlands and lakes are especially important for poor rural households for whom they provide employment ...
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.
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 ...