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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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Locally caught fish at a road side stall in Dili, Timor-Leste. Photo by Holly Holmes, 2013.   “Do you try to eat a healthy diet? Are you concerned about the sustainability of fish stocks, the health of marine ecosystems, or the survival of your local fishing community? Do you worry about your carbon footprint? Would you eat fish imported from a developing country if you thought it...
Source: Aquatic Agricultural Systems   Fish make up approximately 90% of animal protein consumed in Solomon Islands highlighting the critical importance of fish for food security. Localised fishing intensification around densely populated areas as well as a history of destructive fishing practices in some hot spots, is raising concerns around the ability of the reef systems to provide...
Presented by WorldFish scientist Sonia Allauca recently at the 'Value Chain Study Results Presentation and Strategy Formulation', held at the BRAC Center, Dhaka, Bangladesh, on the 12th and 13th of November, 2012. It was later presented at the 'Sweetpotato Value Chain Strategy as a core component of nutrition promotion and women enterprise development', which was held from the 11th to the 13th...
A training program to enhance the entrepreneurial and agriculture technology skills of a network of rural women called ‘Info Ladies’ was held this week from 26 – 28 February.   ‘Info Ladies’ are equipped with a bicycle and laptop computer, and travel to villages and households in Bangladesh providing information and communication services to rural women who lack access to basic...
Malaysia is home to spectacular and diverse marine life, protected and managed by its Marine Protected Areas (MPAs). The WorldFish CT Atlas team hosted a Marine Protected Area (MPA) Management Effectiveness Assessment Tool (MEAT) training workshop last week to demonstrate how MPAs can be evaluated.   Group photo of the participants   The workshop was held in, Penang on 21-22...
One of the largest aquaculture and aquarium shows in Asia, Aqua Aquaria India 2013, was recently held in Vijayawada, AndhraPradesh, India, from 8 – 10 February.   Hosted by the Marine Products Export Development Authority of the Government of India (MPEDA), the event showcased the latest production and marketing technologies in aquaculture and ornamental fish culture to hatchery operators...
Have you ever wondered what the total length of all the rivers in Cambodia is? Or, how many people live within 5km of a road in Bangladesh? Or, how about the number of impoverished people in Zambia? Boat ownership by private households in Timor Leste. Care of the GIS This kind of detailed information is essential for researchers and scientists around the world working...
Presentation by Michael Phillips, Malcolm Beveridge and Stephen Hall on: fish and food and nutrition security; fish as food; fish, food and nutrition security scenarios in ASEAN. This was presented at the meeting on “Integrating Nutrition into the ASEAN Food Security Framework and Strategic Plan of Action on Food Security in ASEAN Region”, held from the 29 January – 1 February 2013 in Bangkok,...
Presentation by Jessica Bogard and Shakuntala Thilsted on: child malnutrition, complementary feeding, rationale for product development, ingredients selected for complementary feeding, production process, nutrient composition of complementary feeding, plans for the future.   This was presented at the meeting on “Integrating Nutrition into the ASEAN Food Security Framework and Strategic Plan...
Melody Braun reflects on her experiences at the 18th session of the United Nations climate change negotiations in Doha, Qatar in December 2012. Melody is the Bangladesh focal point for the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS).   Melody Braun at the 18th session of the United Nations cliamte change negotiations in Doha, Qatar, 2012...

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