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COVID-19 impact on aquatic food systems reveals insights for future resilience
The onset of COVID-19 disrupted food value chains and reversed years of progress on key development indicators. The pandemic induced shocks to food systems globally, but particularly impacted value chains in food insecure ...
Shrimp farming and research in Bangladesh adapts to COVID-19 pandemic
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 ...
The 2021 World Food Prize recognizes that fish are key for reducing hunger and malnutrition
On May 11, 2021, the World Food Prize Foundation announced that its 2021 laureate is Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted, a nutrition scientist who in my view has done more than anyone to draw attention to the essential but ...
In the Spotlight: Bernadette Fregene
Bernadette Fregene is WorldFish’s aquaculture compact leader and a professor of aquaculture and fisheries extension, economics, and marketing at the University of Ibadan in Nigeria. Fregene facilitates the delivery of new ...
Fishing and aquaculture: underestimated as a source of income and food
Finding ways to feed a future population of 10 billion people a healthy diet within planetary boundaries has become an urgent global priority. Doing so will require radical transformation of food systems. The Food Systems ...
Dried small fish powder provides opportunity for child health in Myanmar
This blog summarised the experience of Developing dried small fish powder as a complementary food for infants and family foods for young children by engaging a local company in Myanmar.
Putting fish ‘back on the plate’ of nutrition debate
Research published recently in Nature showed that, in many developing countries, local fish species are rich in the same micronutrients that are missing from local diets. We spoke with WorldFish Honorary Fellow Eddie ...
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.
Fish nutrient data platform tools up the fight against malnutrition
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 ...
Bangladeshi actress Jannatul Peya champions women in aquatic food systems
WorldFish's initiative to increase women's empowerment through small fish production in Bangladesh's northern provinces of Rangpur and Rajshahi was featured on Colours FM 101.6 radio show Women in Aquaculture and Nutrition. ...