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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.
COVID-19 impact on aquatic food systems reveals insights for future resilience
The onset of COVID-19 disrupted food value chains and reversed years of progress on key development indicators. The pandemic induced shocks to food systems globally, but particularly impacted value chains in food insecure ...
Blog Post: Production without medicalisation: AMR in Bangladesh's aquaculture, a one-health perspective
Disease-causing bacteria, viruses, and parasites can develop resistance to antimicrobial (AM) agents (like antibiotics, antivirals and antiparasitics) to which they were originally sensitive. This is known as antimicrobial ...
Illuminating Hidden Harvests country case study author: Kristie Alleyne
Illuminating Hidden Harvests (IHH): The contribution of small-scale fisheries to sustainable development is a collaborative study led by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, Duke University, and WorldFish. In this ...
Pathway to prosperity: Aquaculture in Timor-Leste set to grow after 10 years of development
Efforts by WorldFish, development partners and the government to develop aquaculture in Timor-Leste over the last 10 years have shown success, laying the way for the sector’s continued growth to combat poverty and malnutrition.
Reducing post-harvest losses in Nigeria's aquaculture sector contributes to sustainable development
While increasing fish production and productivity in the long term are practical strategies for increasing fish consumption that address malnutrition in Nigeria, reducing post-harvest losses of fish from farm-gate to ...
Partnering for success: Sector unites to grow aquaculture in Timor-Leste
Over 100 public and private sector representatives came together recently in Timor-Leste, marking another step toward realizing the potential of fish farming in the country. The Timor-Leste government, private sector and ...
Success story: Improved fish smoker delivers a superior product – Myanmar language version
This success story in Myanmar language, details the key lessons learned, technical, social and economic, when piloting an improved design of fish smoker in Kale Township, Sagaing Region of Myanmar
Cookbook celebrates aquatic foods for life and livelihoods in Timor-Leste
A new cookbook celebrates aquatic foods and their traditional cooking methods in Timor-Leste. Aquatic foods have the potential to improve health and nutrition in the country and support rural livelihoods.
In the Spotlight: Tasnuva Zaman
Tasnuva Zaman is WorldFish's senior gender specialist based in Bangladesh. Zaman's research focuses on gender mainstreaming, which calls for an integrated gender perspective at all stages of development, and she works to ...