Today, Bina Majhi runs a thriving fish hatchery business in Hajipur, Bangladesh. But it’s been a bumpy 20-year journey for the former day laborer, who credits her success to support and training received from WorldFish projects.
Livelihood training has enabled typhoon Yolanda victims to develop new skills in fish farming and generate an extra source of much-needed income
Improved management of community fish refuges has boosted the fish production of poor households around Tonle Sap Lake in Cambodia by 71%
Local fish and seed suppliers in rural Bangladesh are being trained as private sector facilitators to provide aquaculture advice to information-poor fish farmers
WorldFish has transferred the first-ever shipment of Genetically Improved Farmed Tilapia (GIFT) seed from Malaysia to Myanmar to help boost small-scale aquaculture production
Since 2012, shrimp farmers in Bangladesh have been using better management practices and quality virus-free seed, which have boosted the sector’s productivity.
In the face of declining catches, coastal fishers are protecting and better managing their marine resources to achieve food and income security.
Gill nets are a low-cost technology making fish harvesting more accessible to women and increasing household consumption of fish
“I was struggling to find a way to increase my family income, particularly during the ban period,” explains fisher’s wife Putul Rani, from a remote village in Kalapara, Patuakhali in southern Bangladesh.
Rural households in Timor-Leste are using quality fish seed and better management practices to boost their aquaculture production, which is helping combat poverty and malnutrition