New aquaria installed at NRDC for aquaculture research. Tabitha Mulilo/WorldFishAquaculture is currently the main consumer of global fishmeal production. Sustainability concerns inherent to fishmeal production for aquaculture include the overexploitation of some fish stocks and the use of small pelagic fish that are important human food to produce food … Read the rest
Ripon on his farm. Submitted by M. Mahfujul Haque and Ben BeltonThe COVID-19 pandemic has impacted tremendously every aspect of the economy in Bangladesh, including aquaculture. The entire aquaculture supply chain and marketing system is facing multiple challenges. Many fish farmers have reduced their activities due to low demand and uncertainty. … Read the rest
Inland fisheries are a primary source of livelihoods as well as food and nutrition security for many in low- and middle-income countries. Photo by Fani Llauradó for Worldfish Cambodia, 2018.A new set of guidelines provides practical guidance on the integration of irrigation systems with fisheries in a bid to boost resilient and productive food systems in Asia and Africa. Inland fisheries are a primary source of livelihoods as well … Read the rest
Small-scale household fish ponds, even as small as 15 m2, provide fresh fish that improves family nutrition and income. Photo by Michael Akester, 2018.A new mobile application is delivering crucial aquaculture information to small-scale fish farmers who have restricted access to extension services due to lockdown measures in Myanmar. The Shwe Ngar app, which was developed by WorldFish and partners with funding from … Read the rest
Illuminating Hidden Harvests (IHH): The contribution of small-scale fisheries to sustainable development is a collaborative study led by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, Duke University and WorldFish. In this series, we profile some of the more than 300 experts … Read the rest
Establishment of IAA plots by Tiyese Farmer Field School (FFS) members. Photo by Joseph Nagoli/Meriam PhiriIn Malawi, land and aquatic food systems engage 80 percent of the population playing a key role in food security, employment and economic growth. However, the increasing impacts of climate change are threatening the productivity of small-scale producers. Increased temperatures … Read the rest
A mother and child tasting the noodles with dried small fish powder mixture. Photo by Nge Nge Lwin & FedWell Foods. As the COVID-19 pandemic underscores the need for nutritious diets, efforts to promote dried small fish powder is offering an opportunity for accessible and acceptable forms of micronutrients needed to boost the health of young … Read the rest
President of Timor-Leste, Francisco Guterres Lú Olo, visited the Gleno Hatchery. Photo by Joctan Lopes, 2020.The President of Timor-Leste, Francisco Guterres Lú Olo, visited the Gleno hatchery last week, learning firsthand how high-quality Genetically Improved Farmed Tilapia (GIFT) fingerlings are being produced and distributed nationwide. During the visit on 18 November 2020, the president spoke … Read the rest
Photo of Greenlandic man processing Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) in Qeqertarsuatsiaat, Greenland. Photo by Hunter T. Snyder.Illuminating Hidden Harvests (IHH): The contribution of small-scale fisheries to sustainable development is a collaborative study led by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Duke University and WorldFish. When released in 2021, the study will provide one of the … Read the rest
Feed the Future Cambodia - Rice Field Fisheries Phase II. View of the rice field and pond system. Photo by Fani Llauradó for WorldFish Cambodia, 2018.Designs on ancient Chinese pottery show us that integrated production of rice and fish in the same space is at least 2000 years old. Today, in a world where modern agricultural systems simultaneously fail to deliver nutritional benefits for huge … Read the rest

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