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Africa's age of aquarium: farming ornamental fish in the rainforest of West Africa to improve livelihoods of the poor
The ornamental fish trade has great scope for development. At present it is dominated by a small number of middle-men with little focus on sustainability or careful management of fish. This “Lessons Learned” document ...
Aquaculture and development
Type: Working Paper
This document is a draft paper to be used for discussion purposes only
The WorldFish Center addressing global development needs : strategic research by WorldFish and the CGIAR
The work of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) provides a scientific basis for sustainable development. As one of 15 CGIAR research institutes, the WorldFish Center provides expertise on ...
GIFT technology manual: an aid to tilapia selective breeding
This manual is intended as an aid in the transfer of the selective breeding technology developed by the WorldFish Center and its partners. It was based upon experience and material accumulated during the ‘Genetic Improvement ...
Using fisheries and aquaculture to reduce poverty and hunger
This provides an overview of the development challenges we are addressing and how they contribute to our mission to reduce poverty and hunger through fisheries and aquaculture. It also summarizes our research foci, the ...
Dhaka declaration on ecological risk assessment of genetically improved fish
Fifty-four participants from 20 countries representing national/research institutions in Africa, Asia and the Pacific, non-govermental organizations and regional/international organizations held an Expert Consultation on ...
Genetic improvement of freshwater prawn, Macrobrachium rosenbergii (de Man) in India 2007-2010: final report
Macrobrachiurn rosenbergii is one of the widely cultured freshwater prawn species globally. India was the third largest producer of this species in 2007 and its aquaculture production rose to 43,000 metric tons (t) in 2005 ...
CGIAR Research Program. Aquatic agricultural systems
Aquatic Agricultural Systems (AAS) are widely distributed along the world's rivers and coasts. These are generally highly productive systems but multiple constraints limit the ability of poor smallholder families to harness ...
Strategies and options for increasing and sustaining fisheries and aquaculture production to benefit poorer households in Asia, ADB-RETA 5945: project completion report (appendixes)
The last three decades have witnessed dramatic changes in the structure of supply and demand for fish, especially in Asia. This WorldFish research study sponsored by the Asian Development Bank focussed on nine developing ...
Cage aquaculture in Malawi
This briefing note summarizes the current status of the cage aquaculture industry in Malawi, development opportunities, and economic social and environmental concerns that need to be addressed to ensure sustainability of ...