More than 30% of Bangladeshi suffer from undernutrition, consuming insufficient quantities of vitamin A, iron and zinc.
Gher farming is a traditional agriculture system in Bangladesh. A pond is dug into a rice field to use for fish farming, with the dug out soil used to create dykes around the pond for growing vegetables.
FishTrade is a pan-African project that aims to strengthen the continent’s great potential for increased trade in fish. In this edition of the WorldFish podcast we are joined by project leader Sloans Chimatiro calling from Malawi to tell us more about this European Union funded project.
WorldFish is an international, nonprofit research organization that harnesses the potential of fisheries and aquaculture to reduce hunger and poverty. Globally, more than one billion people obtain most of their animal protein from fish and approximately 800 million depend on fisheries and aquaculture for their livelihoods.
The USAID-funded Aquaculture for Income and Nutrition (AIN) project aims to improve household income and nutrition and create employment opportunities through investments in aquaculture, including fish production.