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60% women at risk during pregnancy
Thursday, 3rd April 2014
For having nutritionally inadequate diets, around 60 percent of Bangladeshi women between ages...
Domestic violence affects child nutrition, maternal health
Thursday, 3rd April 2014
State Minister for Women and Children affairs Meher Afroze Chumki today said domestic violence...
Institutionalise gender in nutrition, agriculture interventions
Thursday, 3rd April 2014
A discussion titled ‘Inspiring Change: Institutionalising Gender in Nutrition and Agriculture...

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Online aquaculture training videos now available to Egyptian fish farmers
Friday, 14th March 2014
Hatchery workers harvest Abbassa nile tilapia from a hatchery in Egypt. A...
Egyptian aquaculture sector plans for further growth
Thursday, 20th February 2014
Stakeholders from Egypt’s $1.5 billion aquaculture industry will come...
Launch of the first online Global Freshwater Biodiversity Atlas
Tuesday, 4th February 2014
A new online Atlas of freshwater biodiversity presenting spatial information...

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VIDEO: Farming Waters, Changing Lives - via Reuters AlertNet   Climate change, sea level rise and increased salinity are some of the challenges to development in Bangladesh. The CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems is working in Bangladesh to help small-scale fish farmers improve their lives through better farming practices. Watch now      
Some of the threats posed by climate change can appear rather esoteric or abstract. One of these is ocean acidification - it is not immediately obvious why we should care. A recent paper by Sara Cooley and colleagues give a good example of why the threat of changing ocean chemistry matters.   In my last blog I pointed out that most of the food produced by farming the sea is molluscs. This...
Photo by REUTERS/Feisal Omar 24 April 2012   By Thin Lei Win   HANOI (AlertNet) - Climate change threatens to reduce catches from fisheries and worsen hunger among some of sub-Saharan Africa’s poorest people, who rely on fish as a major source of protein and earnings, according to new research from the International Institute for Environment and...
Scientists from Zambia and CGIAR meet to explore how to better contribute to achieving Zambian national agriculture and nutrition goals   Lusaka, Zambia (20 March 2012). Scientists from CGIAR and Zambian research institutions held a half-day seminar in Lusaka to present updates on ongoing agricultural research that aims to improve nutrition security in Zambia. The seminar was convened by...
  “Clear scientific consensus is forming on the impact of dams on the Mekong and its tributaries” said Dr. Blake Ratner, WorldFish Program Leader in Governance at a seminar hosted by the Stimson Center on 24 April 2012. Stimson brought together a diverse group of experts to discuss their recent report, Mekong Turning Point: Shared River for a Shared Future and broader issues concerning the...
Summaries of papers given at seminar on Fighting Food and Nutrition Insecurity held in Dhaka 18 April 2012     Read the press release.   Presentations from the Agriculture Nutrition Linkages Seminar Naser Farid - Bangladesh Country Investment Plan View more presentations from WorldFish   Charles Crissman - CGIAR reform and CGIAR Research Programs View...
Scientists and Government Officials meet to share information and set priorities on better linking agriculture and nutrition   Dhaka, Bangladesh (18 April 2012). The Government of Bangladesh has clearly stated that agriculture, food security and nutrition are major priorities for the country. In the 2010 Bangladesh Country Investment Plan (CIP) a coherent set of priority investment...
KULNA, BANGLADESH (10 April 2012). Press reports from the Daily Purbanchal (www.purbanchal.com), the Daily Probaha (www.dailyprobaha.com) and the Daily Dakkinanchal.   As part of the United States President’s Feed the Future initiative, the CSISA-BD project (Expansion of Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia in Bangladesh) has been testing a promising new technology in cage...
Friday 13th Aril, 2012   The 2011 board awards were presented by Dr. Stephen Hall, Director General of WorldFish, on behalf of the Board of Trustees at the center's headquarters in Penang, Malaysia on Friday. The awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of WorldFish staff from the Centers' offices around the world. This year's Board of Trustees awards recognized 3 categories: the...

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