Recent Submissions

  • Fish nutrient data platform tools up the fight against malnutrition 

    McMahon, K.; Cohen, P.J.; Philippa Jane Cohen: 0000-0002-9987-1943 (2021)
    Type: Blog
    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 ...
  • Better Management Practices: Small Scale Aquaculture Survey Report 

    Pan Wai, N.; Ali, S.A.; Syed Aman Ali: 0000-0003-3876-130X
    Type: Internal Report
    This report illustrates the findings and recommendations of a survey carried out to verify and observe that Small-scale Aquaculture (SSA) farmers from the project area have adopted better management practices (BMPs) in an ...
  • Enhancing productivity and resilience of water systems by integrating fisheries 

    Senaratna Sellamuttu, S.; McCartney, M.; De Silva, S.; Duncan, N.; Dubois, M.; Beveridge, M.; Marwaha, N.; Matthew McCartney: 0000-0001-6342-2815; Mark Dubois: 0000-0002-8092-6465; Nisha Marwaha: 0000-0001-9822-4085
    Type: Brief
    Inland capture fisheries are the primary source of livelihoods and food and nutrition security in many low- and middle-income countries, but are often adversely impacted by irrigation infrastructure. With over 300 million ...
  • Fish for Livelihoods Newsletter (Apr - Jun 2021) 

    Ali, S.A.; Syed Aman Ali: 0000-0003-3876-130X
    Type: Newsletter
    This Newsletter highlights the important activities implemented through the quarter, April thru June 2021 for the "Fish for Livelihoods" project. Also, it notes the disruptions and challenges that emerged in the wake of ...
  • Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) survey 

    Phyo, E.E.; Ali, S.A.; Rizaldo, Q.; Akester, M.J.; Ei Ei Phyo: 0000-0002-3745-7659; Syed Aman Ali: 0000-0003-3876-130X; Quennie Rizaldo: 0000-0002-7958-2618; Michael Joseph Akester: 0000-0001-6526-1613
    Type: Internal Report
    This document captures the findings of one of the annual performance surveys carried out with the project's Year-1 (Oct 2019 – Sep 2020) SSA farmers provisioned with the WASH materials. The report contains information about ...
  • Reducing disease risks in fish through better detection, management and prevention 

    Chadag, V.; Delamare-Deboutteville, J.; Beveridge, M.; Marwaha, N.; Vishnumurthy Mohan Chadag: 0000-0002-2574-284X; Jerome Delamare-Deboutteville: 0000-0003-4169-2456; Nisha Marwaha: 0000-0001-9822-4085
    Type: Brief
    Aquaculture productivity is limited by the introduction and spread of infectious fish diseases, which compromise fish farming livelihoods and food and nutrition security in Asia and Africa. Epidemiological tools provide ...
  • In the Spotlight: Anouk Ride 

    O'Leary, M.; Mohd Khalid, A.; McMahon, K.
    Type: Blog
    Anouk Ride is WorldFish's social scientist based in the Solomon Islands. Ride's research focuses on human wellbeing and social security. Ride works at the intersection of conflict, gender and social inclusion in small-scale ...
  • Pacific handbook for gender equity and social inclusion in coastal fisheries and aquaculture 

    Barclay, K.; Mangubhai, S.; Leduc, B.; Donato-Hunt, C.; Makhoul, N.; Kinch, J.; Kalsuak, J.
    Type: Manual
    This handbook is designed to give practical guidance on improving gender and social inclusion in coastal fisheries and aquaculture for staff working in fisheries agencies in Pacific Island countries and territories. It ...
  • Fish for Livelihoods Nutrition Update - January 

    Rizaldo, Q.; Quennie Rizaldo: 0000-0002-7958-2618
    Type: Newsletter
    The update in January features the story of farmer adopting to carp mola polyculture systems; from pond to nutritious plate- a story from the field
  • Illuminating Hidden Harvests country case study author: Kristie Alleyne 

    Bevitt, K.
    Type: Blog
    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 ...
  • Owning the story: People and human rights at the heart of communication small-scale fisheries 

    Bevitt, K.
    Type: Blog
    Speakers and panelists at two webinars on ethical and inclusive communication on small-scale fisheries discussed ways to lift up positive and accurate narratives to support thriving fisheries for food and nutrition security.
  • Illuminating Hidden Harvests country case study author: Elizabeth Palta Vega 

    Bevitt, K.
    Type: Blog
    llluminating 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 ...
  • Heritable variation in swimming performance in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) and negative genetic correlations with growth and harvest weight 

    Mengistu, S.; Palstra, A.; Mulder, H.A.; Benzie, J.; Trinh, T.Q.; Roozeboom, C.; Komen, H.; John Benzie: 0000-0001-9599-8683
    Type: Journal Article
    Nile tilapia is predominantly produced in smallholder ponds without aeration. We hypothesize that Nile tilapia with high oxygen uptake efficiency (O2UE) may perform better under these conditions than Nile tilapia with low ...
  • Fish for Livelihoods Newsletter (Oct - Dec 2020) 

    Ali, S.A.; Syed Aman Ali: 0000-0003-3876-130X
    Type: Newsletter
    This document entails information on what has been successfully achieved during the reporting period from October 2020 through December 2020.
  • Fish for Livelihoods Newsletter (Jan - Mar 2021) 

    Ali, S.A.; Syed Aman Ali: 0000-0003-3876-130X
    Type: Newsletter
    This document entails brief information about the activities carried out in the quarter (Jan - Mar 2021) by the "Fish for Livelihoods" activity.
  • Gender and the Political Economy of Fish Agri-food Systems in the Global South 

    Rajaratnam, S.; Ahern, M.; McDougall, C.; Cynthia McDougall: 0000-0002-5606-6813
    Type: Book Chapter
    The significance of fish for human nutrition, health, and livelihoods is increasingly recognized by and for people around the world, especially in the Global South. However, fisheries and aquaculture do not equally benefit ...
  • Scaling strategy: Upgrading fisheries science curriculum and training tools for Zambia and the SADC region 

    Mudege, N.; Shikuku, K.M.; Muzungaire, L.; Netsayi Mudege: 0000-0002-0389-1967; Kelvin Mashisia Shikuku: 0000-0003-2290-074X
    Type: Brief
    Improved performance of aquaculture value chains has been shown to promote economic, social, and environmental development in developing countries. Effective linkages of small and medium scale farmers to profitable value ...
  • In the Spotlight: Tasnuva Zaman 

    O'Leary, M.; Mohd Khalid, A.
    Type: Blog
    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 ...
  • Equitable digital tools can boost small-scale fisher livelihoods 

    O'Leary, M.; McMahon, K.
    Type: Blog
    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 

    O'Leary, M.
    Type: Blog
    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.

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