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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.
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 ...
‘Invisible’ fisher women of Bangladesh raise their voice
In Bangladesh, fishing has long been seen as ‘men’s work’. It’s a social perception that ignores the vital contribution of women to fisheries - 30 percent of women in rural and coastal areas are directly or indirectly ...
Coastal fisheries in a pandemic: Solomon Islands and Vanuatu experiences
Almost everyone in the Pacific eats fish regularly, but most people are not fishers. Fish is caught, distributed and then acquired by consumers through purchase, gifting or bartering. We estimate through our research at ...
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 ...
Equitable digital tools can boost small-scale fisher livelihoods
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.
In the Spotlight: Anouk Ride
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 ...
African women join forces to overcome COVID-19 challenges in aquatic food systems
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.
Five actions to strengthen the contribution of fish to food systems in Zambia
A review of the actions needed to enhance the contributions of fish and aquatic foods to Zambia’s sustainable development ahead of the UN Food Systems Summit.