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Fish farms help boost nutrition and income for HIV affected in Malawi

In the village of Chiunda in southern Malawi, bicycles were the first sign that things were going well. Owning a bike is a luxury and there presence indicates that there’s enough money for food, clothes and school fees. The reason for this relative wealth ...

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Post-disaster rehabiliatation teaches resilience in Bangladesh

In November 2007, Cyclone Sidr devastated southern Bangladesh, taking more than 3000 lives and causing USD$2 billion in damage. “Sidr took our crops, fishpond and house, leaving us hopeless,” recalls Gita Roy of Jhalakathi District, who was one of ...

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Promoting small-scale aquaculture for food security and nutrition in Africa and Asia

Bina Roy lives in rural Bangladesh. She is a wife, mother, a farmer and a fisher. Bina is also secretary to the committee that oversees fishing practices in her village. In 2002, she and her neighbors began implementing several new aquaculture practices ...

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New study first to identify national economies that are likely to suffer most as climate change imperils fisheries

With climate change threatening to destroy coral reefs, push saltwater into freshwater habitats and produce more coastal storms, millions of struggling people in fishery-dependent nations of Africa, Asia and South America could face unprecedented hardship ...

Type: Press Release

WorldFish’s Anti-HIV/AIDS Projects Win World Bank Award

WorldFish scientists in Malawi and Cameroon have won World Bank Global Development Marketplace awards for their work developing cutting-edge solutions to pressing social and economic problems in Africa. • Daniel Jamu's Adapting Aquaculture to HIV ...

Type: Press Release

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