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Emerging Scientist: Laura Khor
Laura Khor, a WorldFish Research Fellow, earned her Master of Science in Aquaculture from Universiti Malaysia Sabah and is currently working on novel approaches to monitoring and mitigating disease outbreaks in aquaculture. ...
How scientific evidence can build cross-sector bridges for a better blue economy: Five questions with Dr. Gareth Johnstone, WorldFish DG
The oceans’ resources are critical to life on earth, ranging from providing fish to enabling sea transport, and from mitigating climate change to tourism. These economic sectors and related policies together determine ...
Putting fish ‘back on the plate’ of nutrition debate
Research published recently in Nature showed that, in many developing countries, local fish species are rich in the same micronutrients that are missing from local diets. We spoke with WorldFish Honorary Fellow Eddie ...
Equitable digital tools can boost small-scale fisher livelihoods
In low- and middle-income countries, ICTs can be used to assist small-scale fishers and fish workers, but illiteracy and unreliable internet connectivity need to be addressed to ensure marginalised fishers are not left behind.
African women join forces to overcome COVID-19 challenges in aquatic food systems
Across Africa, women working in aquatic food value chains are banding together to support their livelihoods and ensure the continued flow of fish despite COVID-19 lockdowns and disruptions.
Rice-fish Systems – Back to the Future
Research by World Fish, IWMI and IRRI, some of which is summarized in a newly published journal article, demonstrates that rice-fish systems can make efficient use of increasingly scarce water and land resources and reduce ...
Fish nutrient data platform tools up the fight against malnutrition
A blog about the virtual launch. A new open-source tool puts fish nutrient data at the fingertips of researchers, policy makers and the general public to guide nutrition-sensitive approaches to fisheries management, which ...
Governments increasingly prioritize aquatic foods to nourish nations, study finds
New research records national policy trends linking fish and other aquatic foods with public health. Researchers call for a systems policy approach to ensure aquatic foods tackle stubborn malnutrition rates.
Aquaculture will be key to global food and nutrition security
Aquaculture already plays a significant role in food and nutrition security but to reach its full potential, it needs to innovate and anticipate coming challenges. Yet, in order to reach its full potential and deliver ...