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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 ...

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Bangladesh Strengthens Its Commitment to Sustainable Aquaculture in the Face of Climate Change

In Bangladesh, where food shortages and malnutrition continue to plague millions, an aquaculture project is helping to raise family income and assist the rural poor to adapt to the impacts of climate change. Bangladesh, the world’s third poorest country, ...

Type: Story

Investing in Hope: Rusli's story

The 2004 tsunami that devastated the province of Aceh in Indonesia left in its wake thousands of communities without homes and destroyed the livelihood of farmers who worked the land to produce rice, fish and shrimp. WorldFish, in partnership with the ...

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Enhancing climate resilience of aquatic-agriculture systems in Bangladesh

Moshni is typical of many small villages in the vast coastal delta region of Bangladesh, where the population depends largely on agriculture and aquaculture for food, nutrition and income. The people of this coastal region, and the aquatic agricultural ...

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Combining aquaculture and agriculture to promote food security in Malawi

Malawi is one of the world's least-developed countries. Its economy is heavily based in agriculture, with a largely rural population. Many of its more than 15 million people are in need of food assistance. The food security situation in Malawi is ...

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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 ...

Type: Story

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 ...

Type: Story

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