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Improving efficiency and increasing employment in Egypt’s aquaculture sector

Egypt’s aquaculture sector provides full-time employment for more than 140,000 people and is a critical source of fish that provides Egyptians with up to 38% of their animal protein intake. Despite being valued at US$ 1.5 billion, the sector faces various ...

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Genetically Improved Farmed Tilapia (GIFT) dissemination in Bangladesh

Genetically Improved Farmed Tilapia (GIFT), a strain of tilapia, is one of the most-farmed aquaculture fish in Bangladesh. It has become a fish of choice because it is fast growing and an affordable source of animal protein. In Bangladesh, where more than ...

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Innovation platform addresses Egyptian aquaculture challenges

Critical problems in the Egyptian aquaculture industry including water quality and disease prevention were addressed in a meeting of key stakeholders held recently in Cairo. Aquaculture is a US$1.5 billion industry in Egypt and accounts for 65% of the ...

Type: Press Release

Online aquaculture training videos now available to Egyptian fish farmers

A series of high quality aquaculture training videos, designed to teach Egyptian fish farmers the industry’s best management practices, has recently been released. Produced by WorldFish, an international nonprofit research organization, the ten short ...

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Record-breaking year for aquaculture training in Egypt

WorldFish and the Improving Employment and Incomes through Development of Egypt’s Aquaculture Sector (IEIDEAS) project delivered training in best management practices to more than 1400 fish farmers in 2013. Training  on a range of subjects from pond ...

Type: Press Release

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 ...

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Training and resources boost production of small-scale hatcheries in Bangladesh

With no experience or training, Ensan Ali quit his job to take over his family’s fish hatchery and agricultural farm in Pateng village, Barisal district, Bangladesh. While profit from the nursery was not encouraging, Ensan continued to work to help meet ...

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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

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 ...

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Private sector partnerships grow aquaculture and fish value chains

However, increasingly, private sector organizations are actively involved in creating solutions. WorldFish has partnered with several private-sector organizations to create a win–win scenarios for both the businesses and the communities who rely on fish ...

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