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Investment in Egypt’s aquaculture sector to increase food security and provide employment

WorldFish has invested in aquaculture research in Egypt for more than 20 years. Now under the new government in Egypt much effort is needed to address persistent high unemployment and limited economic opportunity for the poor. Investing in the country’s already well established aquaculture industry is one significant area where advances are possible, and WorldFish in collaboration with CARE Egypt, has now commenced a major aquaculture development project.
 

Fishing for solutions to malnutrition in Bangladesh

In Bangladesh, where half the population lives below the poverty line, a UN-funded programme has been working with farmers to breed nutrient-dense small fish for communities.

Access to innovations transforms the lives of women fish processors

Moving along the shores of Lake Chilwa in Malawi selling cooked cassava and fritters was once a typical day for 30-year-old Ida Likhomo.

Tonle Sap scoping report

The scoping mission team was composed of 14 people representing research institutions (RUPP), government (FiA, IFReDI), NGOs (ANKO, ADIC) and CGIAR institutions (WorldFish and Bioversity).

International Day of Rural Women

 
 

Rural women: Face the facts

They make up over a quarter of the world’s population, but how much do you really know about rural women? To learn more about the lives of over 1.7 billion women around the world, watch this video.
 

Can aquaculture benefit the extreme poor?

The Adivasi Fisheries Project, aimed at diversifying livelihood options for resource-poor Adivasi (ethnic) communities in the North and Northwest of Bangladesh, was implemented during 2007–9.
 

Improved fish seeds and skills changed the business of Mosaref

Fourteen years ago Md. Mosaref Sikdar launched his carp nursery on a 60 decimal pond. He worked without prior knowledge or external assistance of any kind. His trial-and-error methods have taught him a lot, and at times cost him too much.

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