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Enhancing productivity and resilience of water systems by integrating fisheries
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 ...
Sustainable and accessible fish feeds for small-scale fish farmers
Improving feed accessibility for small-scale fish farmers is crucial to the inclusive growth of aquaculture. “Nutritious pond feeds” nourish the farmed fish and the pond organisms that help break down fish wastes and produce ...
Youth in small-scale fisheries and aquaculture
Youth is considered to be the transition period between childhood and adulthood, and as such encompasses a diverse group of individuals. Differences in gender, caste, class, sexuality and ability influence livelihood ...
Lived experiences: Small-scale fishers and fishworkers share their stories
Millions of people across the globe work in and around small-scale fisheries, which provides them and their communities with vital income, food and nutrition and sustains their culture. Here, we hear from fishers and ...
Reducing disease risks in fish through better detection, management and prevention
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 ...
Youth participation in small-scale fisheries, aquaculture and value chains in Africa and the Asia-Pacific
IWMI, a managing partner of FISH, conducted an assessment of youth participation in SSF, aquaculture and value chains between November 2017 and May 2018. The assessment was conducted in Africa and the Asia-Pacific, with a ...