Recent Submissions

  • Innovation, practice, and adaptation to climate in the aquaculture sector 

    Lebel, L.; Navy, H.; Jutagate, T.; Akester, M.J.; Sturm, L.; Lebel, P.; Lebel, B.; Michael Joseph Akester: 0000-0001-6526-1613 (2020)
    Type: Journal Article
    The importance of innovation for effective responses to climate change is widely asserted, but exactly how and whom innovation helps adapt has received little systematic attention. In this synthetic review, a practice-oriented ...
  • Step-by-step guide to conducting digital surveys for aquaculture performance assessment 

    Shikuku, K.M.; Delamare-Deboutteville, J.; Cheong, K.; Van Tran, N.; Debnath, P.P.; Ali, S.E.; Khor, L.; Jansen, M.D.; Verner-Jeffreys, D.; Zeller, M.; Khor, L.Y.; Aung, Y.M.; Chadag, V.; Kelvin Mashisia Shikuku: 0000-0003-2290-074X; Jerome Delamare-Deboutteville: 0000-0003-4169-2456; Kai Ching Cheong: 0000-0002-8115-417X; Nhuong Van Tran: 0000-0002-1813-4571; Shimaa El Sayed Mohamed Ali: 0000-0002-0227-8124; Vishnumurthy Mohan Chadag: 0000-0002-2574-284X (2020)
    Type: Manual
    The WorldFish objective for sustainable aquaculture within the CGIAR Research Program on Fish Agri-Food Systems (FISH) focuses on enabling enterprises to progressively enhance production of aquatic foods in a more efficient ...
  • Increased sustainability and research capacity for tilapia aquaculture in Zambia 

    Yossa, R.; Dechert, K.; Gatlin, D.; Rodrigue Yossa: 0000-0003-4792-0173 (2020)
    Type: Other
    This is the success story resulting from the fish nutrition project that was conducted by Worldfish at the Natural Resources development Colleague in Lusaka. The project aimed at building a research facility to conduct and ...
  • Feed the Future Bangladesh Aquaculture and Nutrition Activity: Environmental Due Diligence (EDD) 

    Rahman, M. (2018)
    Type: Report
    The 22CFR216 made USAID legally responsible and accountable to ensure environmental compliance in all of its activities. The Feed the Future Bangladesh Aquaculture and Nutrition Activity received environmental clearance ...
  • Reducing post-harvest losses in Nigeria's aquaculture sector contributes to sustainable development 

    Nukpezah, J.A.; Steensma, J.T.; Van Tran, N.; Shikuku, K.M.; Nhuong Van Tran: 0000-0002-1813-4571; Kelvin Mashisia Shikuku: 0000-0003-2290-074X (2020)
    Type: Blog
    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 ...
  • Formulation des aliments complets pour l’aquaculture 

    Yossa, R.; Rodrigue Yossa: 0000-0003-4792-0173 (2020)
    Type: Training Material
    Training given in French to 30 trainees from five French speaking African countries on "Formulating sustainable aquafeeds using local ingredients".
  • Formulating balanced diets for aquaculture 

    Yossa, R.; Rodrigue Yossa: 0000-0003-4792-0173 (2020)
    Type: Training Material
    Training given in English to 30 trainees from five English speaking African countries on "Formulating sustainable aquafeeds using local ingredients".
  • Guidelines for managing aeration and water quality in fishponds in Bangladesh 

    Shelley, C.C.; Rajts, F.; Colin Charles Shelley: 0000-0002-5268-3806 (2020)
    Type: Manual
    This work is a contribution to the project Aquaculture: Increasing Income, Diversifying Diets and Empowering Women in Bangladesh and Nigeria. The objective of this document is to provide basic information on managing water ...
  • Effects of carbohydrate addition frequencies on biofloc culture of Pacific white shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) 

    Tinh, T.H.; Tran, N.; Verreth, J.A.; Verdegem, M.; Marc Verdegem: 0000-0002-2058-3894 (2021)
    Type: Journal Article
    In Pacific white shrimp culture, adding organic carbohydrate to the pond besides feed improves water quality and shrimp performance. While the feeding frequency has significant effects on shrimp production, how often ...
  • Substituting outdated methods: Adoption of contemporary technology for Small Scale Aquaculture (SSA) in Myanmar 

    Ali, S.A.; Syed Aman Ali: 0000-0003-3876-130X
    Type: Blog
    This intervention is first of its kind in Myanmar. This simple and affordable jar system is suitable for hatching of eggs of various fish species; carp, pike, perch, catfish, burbot, and sturgeon amongst others. This entire ...
  • Lock-ins to the dissemination of genetically improved fish seeds 

    Shikuku, K.M.; Van Tran, N.; Joffre, O.M.; Md. Saiful Islam, A.H.; Barman, B.K.; Ali, M.S.; Rossignoli, C.; Kelvin Mashisia Shikuku: 0000-0003-2290-074X; Nhuong Van Tran: 0000-0002-1813-4571; Olivier M. Joffre: 0000-0002-7857-5766; Benoy Kumar Barman: 0000-0003-0554-2207; Cristiano Rossignoli: 0000-0001-8220-7360 (2020)
    Type: Journal Article
    Well-functioning fish seed systems are crucial for human nutrition and improved livelihoods. Yet fish seed systems have received considerably little attention in the diffusion process for genetically improved strains. This ...
  • Farmers' manual on tilapia hatchery operation in Ghana 

    Agyakwah, S.K.; Asmah, R.; Mensah, E.T.; Ragasa, C.; Amewu, S.; Van Tran, N.; Oyih, M.; Ziddah, P.; Nhuong Van Tran: 0000-0002-1813-4571 (2020)
    Type: Manual
    This manual provides a comprehensive step-by-step guide to running a tilapia hatchery operation. It includes advice on site selection, site preparation, hatchery design and construction, farming practices (broodstock ...
  • In-situ fatty acid production supports shrimp yields in diets lacking fish oil and fishmeal 

    Hermsen, D.; Van de Waal, D.; Declerck, S.A.; Verreth, J.A.; Verdegem, M.; Marc Verdegem: 0000-0002-2058-3894 (2020)
    Type: Journal Article
    Using capture fishery‐derived fish oil and fishmeal in aquafeeds is unsustainable. This study mimicked semi‐intensive shrimp ponds, including primary producers, in mesocosm tanks. Fatty acid mass balances were computed to ...
  • Alternative seafood: Assessing food, nutrition and livelihood futures of plant-based and cell-based seafood 

    Marwaha, N.; Beveridge, M.; Phillips, M.J.; Notere Boso, D.; Chan, C.; Kabir, K.; Komugisha, B.; Sulser, T.; Wiebe, K.; Nisha Marwaha: 0000-0001-9822-4085; Michael John Phillips: 0000-0002-0282-0286; Chin Yee Chan: 0000-0001-8615-2678; Basiita Rose Komugisha: 0000-0002-7257-0286; Keith Wiebe: 0000-0001-6035-620X (2020)
    Type: Internal Report
    This report sets out to explain and explore the emerging alternative seafood sector. It focuses on identifying research questions regarding the implications of alternative seafood for food and nutrition security, livelihoods ...
  • Fish for Livelihoods: Nutrition update September 2020 

    Rizaldo, Q.; Quennie Rizaldo: 0000-0002-7958-2618 (2020)
    Type: Newsletter
    The newsletter provides a summary of the dried small fish powder activity implemented by Fish for Livelihoods project funded by USAID through engagement with a local company in Myanmar.
  • Fish for Livelihoods Newsletter. Issue 4 (July - September 2020) 

    Ali, S.A.; Syed Aman Ali: 0000-0003-3876-130X (2020)
    Type: Newsletter
    This document highlights major accomplishments "Fish for Livelihoods" project made in the last quarter (Jul-Sep, 2020) of year-1. This Newsletter serves as a quick information for those who wants to know quick facts about ...
  • Farming fish in the sea will not nourish the world 

    Belton, B.; Little, D.; Zhang, W.; Edwards, P.; Skaladany, M.; Thilsted, S.; Shakuntala Thilsted: 0000-0002-4041-1651 (2020)
    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 ...
  • Maintaining diversity of integrated rice and fish production confers adaptability of food systems to global change 

    Freed, S.; Barman, B.K.; Dubois, M.; Flor, R.J.; Smith, S.F.; Gregory, R.; Hadi, B.; Halwart, M.; Haque, A.M.; Jagadish, K.; Joffre, O.M.; Karim, M.; Kura, Y.; McCartney, M.; Mondal, M.; Nguyen, V.; Sinclair, F.; Stuart, A.; Tezzo, X.S.; Yadav, S.; Cohen, P.J.; Sarah Freed: 0000-0001-8574-8218; Benoy Kumar Barman: 0000-0003-0554-2207; Mark Dubois: 0000-0002-8092-6465; A.B.M. Mahfuzul Haque: 0000-0002-5334-5630; Olivier M. Joffre: 0000-0002-7857-5766; Manjurul Karim: 0000-0003-4280-3568; Yumiko Kura: 0000-0002-1774-1943; Matthew McCartney: 0000-0001-6342-2815; Xavier Simon Andre Tezzo: 0000-0002-4509-2901; Philippa Jane Cohen: 0000-0002-9987-1943 (2020)
    Type: Journal Article
    Rice and fish are preferred foods, critical for healthy and nutritious diets, and provide the foundations of local and national economies across Asia. Although transformations, or “revolutions,” in agriculture and aquaculture ...
  • Genotype by environment interaction between aerated and non-aerated ponds and the impact of aeration on genetic parameters in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) 

    Mengistu, S.; Mulder, H.A.; Benzie, J.; Khaw, H.; Megens, H.; Trinh, T.Q.; Komen, H.; John Benzie: 0000-0001-9599-8683; Trong Quoc Trinh: 0000-0001-7769-2250 (2020)
    Type: Journal Article
    A major problem in smallholder Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) farms is that the achieved production is much lower than under optimal management. One of the main environmental factors contributing to lower production ...
  • Training manual for partner NGO staff and Local Service Providers (LSPs) (Bangla version) 

    Zahura, I.; Shahin, S.A. (2020)
    Type: Manual
    The capacity building of the partner staff and local service provider is a major activity of the project. This module was develop to build the capacity of the stakeholders. All the components of the project have been ...

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