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Strengthening Aquatic Resource Governance (STARGO)

The Strengthening Aquatic Resource Governance (STARGO) project aims to build resilient livelihoods among poor rural producers who depend on the highly contested natural resources in these freshwater eco-regions, with the intent of improving nutrition, ...

Type: Video

My Community: For my future let me learn

Every year during the wet season the swollen Zambezi River bursts its banks, destroying homes and crops, flooding classrooms, and displacing communities across the Barotse Floodplain in Zambia. For 13-year-old Ilinanga Mulonda and thousands like her, this ...

Type: Video

My Community: Field or famine

Like many young Zambian women, Mary Kapwamba was forced to abandon her education when she discovered that she was pregnant. She was devastated. Without an education Mary's only hope was to grow vegetables on a small plot of land to feed and clothe ...

Type: Video

Improved fish seeds and skills changed Mosaref's business

Md. Mosaref Sikdar lives in Islampur village in Patuakhali district of Bangladesh. Nearly 15 years ago when Mosaref launched his carp nursery on a small pond, he had no access to aquaculture training sessions. He worked without prior knowledge or external ...

Type: Story

Training equips rural women with agricultural and business skills

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 to 28 February. ‘Info Ladies’ are equipped with a bicycle and laptop computer, and travel to ...

Type: Press Release

Cyclone-affected aquaculture in Bangladesh promptly restored

Cyclone Sidr struck the southern coastal districts of Bangladesh in November 2007, taking more than 3,000 lives and leaving hundreds of thousands homeless and destitute. The cyclone destroyed crops, farming equipment, fishing boats, and disrupted the ...

Type: Story

Improving food security and livelihoods in Myanmar

Improving Food Security and Reducing Poverty through Fish Trade in sub-Saharan Africa seeks to improve sub-Saharan food security through the promotion of trade in fish and fish products within the region and beyond. ...

Type: Press Release

Nile tilapia 'super strains' to help Philippines

A project to identify Nile tilapia ‘super strains’ in the Philippines will help to increase the living standards of poor fish farmers and consumers, create new employment opportunities and provide food security across the nation. Nile tilapia (Oreochromis ...

Type: Press Release

Bangladeshi communities help to plan research agenda

Farmers from southwest Bangladesh attended a knowledge fair hosted earlier this month by WorldFish to collaborate on the design of a research project to achieve their community-led objectives. Over the past 3 months, men and women from across 16 villages ...

Type: Press Release

Increased productivity in Ghana from fast-growing Nile tilapia

An improved breed of Nile tilapia that grows 30% faster than non-improved strains is helping to increase aquaculture productivity and food security in Ghana. The Water Research Institute (WRI), in partnership with WorldFish, has developed the Akosombo ...

Type: Press Release

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