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Small farmed fish can improve vitamin A intake in Bangladesh

In Bangladesh, around 60% of the population have inadequate intake of vitamin A, which is needed for normal vision, reproduction and a good immune system. A new WorldFish study finds that a long-term commitment to the farming of mola, a small indigenous ...

Type: Audio

Aquaculture for Low Income Consumers (AquaLINC)

Aquaculture for Low Income Consumers (AquaLINC) is a project that aims to increase supplies of affordable and nutritious fish for poor consumers. It will explore innovative production methods to produce smaller tilapias, and test fish feeding approaches ...

Type: Project

WorldFish mourns loss of gender specialist Paula Kantor

WorldFish is saddened to announce the tragic death of our friend and respected former colleague, gender and development specialist Paula Kantor. Paula died on May 13, in the aftermath of a terrorist attack on the hotel where she was staying in Kabul, ...

Type: Press Release

Aquaculture for Income and Nutrition (AIN)

Fish is the most important animal-source food in Bangladesh. Approximately 60 percent of the population eats fish at least every other day, with per capita daily consumption at 44 grams for the poorest households.  Fish is rich in micronutrients like ...

Type: Project

Fish Consumption in the First 1000 Days for increased Protein Intake and Improved Nutrition

Bangladesh has chronic levels of undernutrition which most dramatically effect pregnant women and children. The project, “Fish consumption in the first 1,000 days for increased protein intake and improved nutrition,” aims to improve the nutritional status ...

Type: Project

Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia in Bangladesh (CSISA)

In Bangladesh, pressures from population growth, acute food shortages and poverty mean that around 60% of the population suffers from undernutrition. The Expansion of Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia (CSISA)  project brings together local partners ...

Type: Project

Nutritious small fish and vegetables fight hidden hunger in Bangladesh

“Before the project, we had fish only once a week and meat only once a month,” says Tasbina Begum, a mother of two from Jogahati village in Jessore district, southern Bangladesh. ‘Hidden hunger’, or micronutrient deficiency, is widespread throughout ...

Type: Story

Water Quality Measurements

This instructional video introduces the aquaculture industry's best practices for measuring the quality of water in a fishpond. Ensuring the water is of a high quality with adequate oxygen, food, ammonia and other vital components, is essential for ...

Type: Video

Aid groups urge aquaculture to help feed Timor-Leste

WorldFish, as a part of the European Commission Food Security Coordination Group, is coordinating attempts to improve Timor-Leste's food and nutritional security through aquaculture. The European Commission Food Security Coordination Group (EFSG) ...

Type: Press Release

Expiscor - Fish - Making a meal of it

27 million tonnes of fish are used each year to feed animals, can we use these better? There is something circular about the idea of catching fish to use as feed for farmed fish, livestock, poultry and our pets. And with about one third of the global fish ...

Type: Audio

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