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Farming fish in the sea will not nourish the world
Type: Journal Article
Recent literature on marine fish farming brands it as potentially compatible with sustainable resource use, conservation, and human nutrition goals, and aligns with the emerging policy discourse of ‘blue growth’. We advance ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Disaggregated projections on fish supply, demand and trade for developing Asia
Type: Conference Paper
Quantitative modelling of supply, demand, and trade for fish becomes very useful for evaluating development strategies and options if done for disaggregated fish types, production categories, and regions. With detailed ...
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 ...
Climate smart farming of tilapia
Type: Other (Success Story)
The In-Pond Raceway System (IPRS) is the culture system that recycle water within the pond with no need to exchange water during culture season. The system require establishing a cell inside ponds and creating water current ...