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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 ...
Baseline study: nutritional status, food security and fish consumption among people living with HIV/AIDS in Zambia: summary
Under the regional programme Fisheries and HIV/AIDS in Africa, the University of Zambia, in collaboration with the WorldFish Center, has undertaken a baseline survey of the nutritional status and fish consumption of people ...
Increased Sustainability in the Aquaculture Sector in sub-Saharan Africa, through Improved Aquatic Animal Health Management
African aquaculture is growing rapidly. Tilapia and catfish are the two most important farmed fish species on the continent, and in Kenya, specifically, rainbow trout farming has become an important part of the country’s ...
Aquaculture and fish consumption in Bangladesh
The WorldFish Center conducted a review in Bangladesh funded by IFAD in 2011 on the present status of aquaculture production and fish consumption. This brief summarizes the key findings of the review.
Aquaculture for the poor in Cambodia
This lesson learned reviewed the current status of aquaculture in Cambodia. It primarily covers inland fish farming development and coastal aquaculture projects targeted at poverty alleviation and food security. It focuses ...
Aquaculture options for alternative livelihoods: Experience from the Agriculture and Nutrition Extension Project in Bangladesh and Nepal
Following two decades of work on aquaculture technologies for smallholder farmers, WorldFish is leading the aquaculture component of the Agriculture and Nutrition Extension Project (ANEP), targeting poor farmers in Bangladesh ...
Myanmar fisheries: Overview (Burmese version)
The Myanmar Fishery Partnership (MFP) is a new initiative being established to assist the Myanmar government in strengthening effective collaboration for the sustainable development of Myanmar's fisheries and aquaculture ...
The impact of COVID-19 on the aquaculture value chain
The COVID-19 crisis has been a shock to the aquaculture value chain in Bangladesh. More than five million households across Bangladesh depend on aquaculture production for their daily livelihoods, and fish is an accessible ...
Envisioning possible futures for fish production in Indonesia
This report summarizes the results of a systematic effort to explore possible futures for aquaculture and fisheries in Indonesia. The work described is part of a larger effort that seeks to develop a shared vision for the ...
Scaling innovative, nutrition-sensitive fisheries technologies and integrated approaches through partnerships in Odisha, India can improve food and nutrition security. Project Brief October 2018- September 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 ...