Recent Submissions

  • Inland fisheries critical for the diet quality of young children in sub-Saharan Africa 

    O'Meara, L.; Cohen, P.J.; Simmance, F.; Marinda, P.; Nagoli, J.; Teoh, S.; Smith, S.F.; Mills, D.J.; Thilsted, S.H.; Byrd, K.A.; Lydia O'Meara: 0000-0002-0670-5322; Philippa Jane Cohen: 0000-0002-9987-1943; Fiona Simmance: 0000-0001-9505-0198; Joseph Nagoli: 0000-0002-8919-1397; Shwu Jiau Teoh: 0000-0001-7676-8583; David Jonathan Mills: 0000-0003-0181-843X; Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted: 0000-0002-4041-1651; Kendra A Byrd: 0000-0003-4528-752X (2021)
    Type: Journal Article
    Animal-source foods (ASF), such as fish, provide a critical source of nutrients for dietary quality and optimal growth of children. In sub-Saharan Africa, children often consume monotonous cereal-based diets, a key determinate ...
  • “Essential non-essentials”: COVID-19 policy missteps in Nigeria rooted in persistent myths about African food supply chains 

    Liverpool-Tasie, L.O.; Reardon, T.; Belton, B. (2020)
    Type: Journal Article
    Food supply chains are extremely important for food access and livelihoods across Africa, but their role is often overlooked and underappreciated. Under normal conditions, the gap between myth and reality can result in ...
  • Shrimp farming and research in Bangladesh adapts to COVID-19 pandemic 

    Haque, M.; Belton, B. (2021)
    Type: Blog
    The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted tremendously every aspect of the economy in Bangladesh, including aquaculture. The entire aquaculture supply chain and marketing system is facing multiple challenges. Many fish farmers ...
  • Strengthening small-scale fisheries for food and nutrition security, human well-being and environmental health in Zambia 

    Kakwasha, K.; Simmance, F.; Cohen, P.J.; Muzungaire, L.; Phiri, H.; Mbewe, M.; Mutanuka, E.; Nankwenya, B.; Wesana, J.; Byrd, K.A.; Pincus, L.; de Bruyn, J.; Chan, C.; Mills, D.J.; Siamudaala, V.; Keagan Kakwasha: 0000-0003-4251-7449; Fiona Simmance: 0000-0001-9505-0198; Philippa Jane Cohen: 0000-0002-9987-1943; Joshua Wesana: 0000-0003-1970-6241; Kendra A Byrd: 0000-0003-4528-752X; Lauren Pincus: 0000-0002-8883-7264; Chin Yee Chan: 0000-0001-8615-2678; David Jonathan Mills: 0000-0003-0181-843X (2020)
    Type: Brief
    Zambia is rich in aquatic resources with 15 million ha of water in the form of rivers, lakes and swamps. These water bodies support diverse and widespread capture fisheries, particularly small-scale fisheries (SSF) that ...
  • Alternative seafood: Assessing food, nutrition and livelihood futures of plant-based and cell-based seafood 

    Marwaha, N.; Beveridge, M.; Phillips, M.J.; Notere Boso, D.; Chan, C.; Kabir, K.; Komugisha, B.; Sulser, T.; Wiebe, K.; Nisha Marwaha: 0000-0001-9822-4085; Michael John Phillips: 0000-0002-0282-0286; Chin Yee Chan: 0000-0001-8615-2678; Basiita Rose Komugisha: 0000-0002-7257-0286; Keith Wiebe: 0000-0001-6035-620X (2020)
    Type: Internal Report
    This report sets out to explain and explore the emerging alternative seafood sector. It focuses on identifying research questions regarding the implications of alternative seafood for food and nutrition security, livelihoods ...
  • Fish for Livelihoods: Nutrition update September 2020 

    Rizaldo, Q.; Quennie Rizaldo: 0000-0002-7958-2618 (2020)
    Type: Newsletter
    The newsletter provides a summary of the dried small fish powder activity implemented by Fish for Livelihoods project funded by USAID through engagement with a local company in Myanmar.
  • Impacts of COVID-19 on aquatic food supply chains in Odisha, India February - July 2020 

    Shieh, J.; Baliarsingh, B.K.; Das, S.R.; Mohanty, B.; Nayak, K.; Palita, N.; Sahoo, M.; Sahoo, S.; Shenoy, N.; Panemangalore, A.P.; Ghazali, S.B.; Dhar, G.; Middleton, L.; Belton, B.; Arun Padiyar Panemangalore: 0000-0002-5271-8642; Saadiah binti Ghazali: 0000-0001-9796-6159 (2020)
    Type: Report
    We conducted a monthly phone survey with fish supply chain actors in Odisha to assess the impacts of COVID-19 on the availability and price of aquatic foods and production inputs. Respondents answered questions about their ...
  • Impacts of COVID-19 on aquatic food supply chains in Bangladesh February - July 2020 

    Middleton, L.; Ilyas, M.; AKM ABDUL, W.; Shieh, J.; Rosen, L.; Ghazali, S.B.; Dhar, G.; Belton, B.; Saadiah binti Ghazali: 0000-0001-9796-6159 (2020)
    Type: Report
    We conducted a monthly phone survey with fish supply chain actors in Bangladesh to assess the impacts of COVID-19 on the availability and price of aquatic foods and production inputs. Respondents answered questions about ...
  • Impacts of COVID-19 on aquatic food supply chains in Assam, India February - July 2020 

    Shieh, J.; Rajendran, S.; Beypi, N.; Gogoi, K.; Parvin, B.R.; Pegu, R.; Ghazali, S.B.; Dhar, G.; Belton, B.; Saadiah binti Ghazali: 0000-0001-9796-6159 (2020)
    Type: Report
    We conducted a monthly phone survey with fish supply chain actors in Assam to assess impacts of COVID-19 on the availability and price of aquatic foods and production inputs. Respondents answered questions about their ...
  • Impacts of COVID-19 on aquatic food supply chains in Andhra Pradesh, India February - July 2020 

    Middleton, L.; Mohan, A.B.; Babu, R.; Shieh, J.; Ghazali, S.B.; Dhar, G.; Belton, B.; Saadiah binti Ghazali: 0000-0001-9796-6159 (2020)
    Type: Report
    We conducted a monthly phone survey with fish supply chain actors in Andhra Pradesh to assess the impacts of COVID-19 on the availability and price of aquatic foods and production inputs. Respondents answered questions ...
  • Impacts of COVID-19 on aquatic food supply chains in Nigeria February - July 2020 

    Middleton, L.; Olaniyi, A.A.; Siriwardena, S.N.; Rosen, L.; Ghazali, S.B.; Dhar, G.; Belton, B.; Saadiah binti Ghazali: 0000-0001-9796-6159 (2020)
    Type: Report
    We conducted a bi-weekly phone survey with fish supply chain actors in Nigeria to assess impacts of COVID-19 on the availability and price of aquatic foods and production inputs. Respondents answered questions about their ...
  • Impacts of COVID-19 on aquatic food supply chains in Myanmar February - July 2020 

    Middleton, L.; Wai, C.; Phyo, E.E.; Khin, M.; Than Oo, A.; Oo, K.; Khaing, K.; Myint, K.T.; Yu, M.; Noot, S.; Phyu, Y.; Akester, M.J.; Rosen, L.; Ghazali, S.B.; Dhar, G.; Belton, B.; Ei Ei Phyo: 0000-0002-3745-7659; Michael Joseph Akester: 0000-0001-6526-1613; Saadiah binti Ghazali: 0000-0001-9796-6159 (2020)
    Type: Report
    We conducted a monthly phone survey with fish supply chain actors in Myanmar to assess impacts of COVID-19 on the availability and price of aquatic foods and production inputs. Respondents answered questions about their ...
  • Impacts of COVID-19 on Aquatic Food Supply Chains in Egypt February – July 2020 

    Middleton, L.; Nasr-Allah, A.M.; EL-Sira, I.S.; Sbaay, A.S.; Rosen, L.; Ghazali, S.B.; Dhar, G.; Belton, B.; Ahmed Mohamed Nasr-Allah: 0000-0001-6299-8556; Ibrahim Salah EL-Sira: 0000-0002-6521-3563; Ashraf Shabaan Sbaay: 0000-0001-5678-7488; Saadiah binti Ghazali: 0000-0001-9796-6159 (2020)
    Type: Report
    We conducted a bi-weekly phone survey with fish supply chain actors in Egypt to assess impacts of COVID-19 on the availability and price of aquatic foods and production inputs. Respondents answered questions about their ...
  • Farming fish in the sea will not nourish the world 

    Belton, B.; Little, D.; Zhang, W.; Edwards, P.; Skaladany, M.; Thilsted, S.; Shakuntala Thilsted: 0000-0002-4041-1651 (2020)
    Type: Journal Article
    Recent literature on marine fish farming brands it as potentially compatible with sustainable resource use, conservation, and human nutrition goals, and aligns with the emerging policy discourse of ‘blue growth’. We advance ...
  • Training manual on dry fish production and business development (Bangla version) 

    Zahura, I.; Shahin, S.A.; Bhattacharjee, D.; Haque, S.; Islam, M. (2020)
    Type: Manual
    This manual will be used to train the women those who are interested to produce dry for small entrepreneur development .
  • A Stacked value chain analysis study of smoked Rohu from Kale Township, Sagaing Region, Myanmar 

    Tial, D.; Thang, R.; Lian, V.; Khaing, W. (2020)
    Type: Report
    This report details a stacked value chain analysis study of smoked rohu produced in Kale Township in the Sagaing Region of Myanmar.
  • Reorientation of aquaculture production systems can reduce environmental impacts and improve nutrition security in Bangladesh 

    Shepon, A.; Gephart, J.A.; Henriksson, P.J.; Jones, R.; Murshed-e-Jahan, K.; Eshel, G.; Golden, C.D.; Patrik John Gustav Henriksson: 0000-0002-3439-623X; Murshed-E-Jahan Khondker: 0000-0001-9933-8631 (2020)
    Type: Journal Article
    Aquatic foods are a critical source of human nutrition in many developing countries. As a result, declines in wild-caught fish landings threaten nutritionally vulnerable populations. Aquaculture presents an opportunity to ...
  • Loss and waste in fish value chains: A review of the evidence from low and middle-income countries 

    Kruijssen, F.; Tedesco, I.; Ward, A.; Pincus, L.; Love, D.; Thorne-Lyman, A.; Lauren Pincus: 0000-0002-8883-7264 (2020)
    Type: Journal Article
    This paper reviews the literature assessing fish waste and loss in low- and middle-income countries. We find significant variation in estimates of loss in different parts of the value chain, due in part to the diversity ...
  • Nutrient-rich foods to improve diet quality in the first 1000 days of life in Malawi and Zambia: Formulation, processing and sensory evaluation 

    Ahern, M.; Mwanza, P.; Genschick, S.; Thilsted, S.; Shakuntala Thilsted: 0000-0002-4041-1651; Molly Ahern: 0000-0002-2158-5218 (2020)
    Type: Report
    Malawi and Zambia, neighboring countries located in Southeastern Africa, both have populations of about 17–18 million people; however population density is drastically different (11 people per square kilometer in Zambia ...
  • Fish for Livelihoods: Nutrition update August 2020 

    Rizaldo, Q.; Quennie Rizaldo: 0000-0002-7958-2618 (2020)
    Type: Newsletter
    The newsletter provides a summary of the nutrition month campaign celebrated in the local communities. The events were supported by multiple partners of Fish for Livelihoods project, funded by the USAID.

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