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MYFish Phase II: Improving research and development of Myanmar's inland and coastal fisheries Project brief July 2018 to June 2019
This brief highlights the major project achievements in line with the FISH Research Program strategic goals and indicators. The brief was produced taking as reference the technical report of the project submitted to the ...
Strengthening small-scale fisheries for food and nutrition security, human well-being and environmental health in Zambia
Zambia is rich in aquatic resources with 15 million ha of water in the form of rivers, lakes and swamps. These water bodies support diverse and widespread capture fisheries, particularly small-scale fisheries (SSF) that ...
Gender and aquaculture: sharing the benefits equitably
Aquaculture is the fastest growing agricultural sector in the world; it can meet both the food security and cash needs of poor households in Africa and the Asia-Pacific region. Women’s involvement in aquaculture is more ...
Making land-based aquaculture in Timor-Leste nutrition-sensitive
This nutrition brief outlines the rationale and focus of the Partnership for Aquaculture Development in Timor-Leste Phase 2 (PADTL2) project for enhancing the nutritional benefits of scaling out tilapia farming for targeted ...
Fish and food security in Africa
Today, in sub-Saharan Africa, one out of every two people (49%) lives on less than $1 –a day (World Bank 2004a). While in other regions chronic hunger is receding, in sub-Saharan Africa malnutrition is still rising in both ...
Aquaculture: increasing income, diversifying diets, and empowering women in Bangladesh and Nigeria (IDEA). Project brief November 2018 to December 2019
This aquaculture investment targets Bangladesh and Nigeria, two countries where the growth of aquaculture provides significant opportunities to enhance the income of smallholder families, the diets and nutrition of vulnerable ...
Fish - more than just another commodity
This brief highlights the contribution of wild capture fisheries to nutritional security in fish dependent developing countries. It is intended to stimulate debate around two broad themes: (1) when should the focus of ...
Nearshore fish aggregating devices (FADs) for food security in Solomon Islands
Coastal fisheries are central to the lives of rural Solomon Island villages, supplying daily food and serving as one of the few sources of income. Yet, it is predicted that coastal fisheries in Solomon Islands, like many ...
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 ...
AsiaFish: the best can become better
AsiaFish is the most comprehensive analytical model available for Asia’s seafood markets, and additional funding and collaboration can extend it to enable more complex analyses and projections or to serve other regions.