Caption: A new science and research leadership team is set to guide WorldFish’s research transition plan towards One CGIAR and its 2030 Research and Innovation Strategy: Aquatic Foods for Healthy People and Planet. Photo by Balaram Mahalder. WorldFish has announced a new, restructured leadership team to guide the implementation of its 2030 Research and Innovation Strategy: Aquatic Foods for Healthy People and Planet, which sets a pathway to end hunger and advance the Sustainable Development … Read the rest
Yee Mon Aung (right) conducts interviews in the field. Photo supplied by Yee Mon Aung.WorldFish is a global leader in aquatic food systems research and innovation for healthy people and planet. Science and partnerships are the foundation of our work. Our team delivers robust evidence to policymakers and technological innovations to producers, value chain … Read the rest
A family out gleaning on the reef in Adara village, Atauro Island, Timor-Leste. Photo by Alex Tilley.This blogpost highlights research relating to ocean governance, research design during COVID-19, value chain constraints, and the political economy of aquatic food systems.
Aquatic foods are rich in nutrients necessary for cognitive development and human health. Photo by Yousuf Tushar, 2015.Harnessing aquatic foods through the sustainable growth of aquaculture deserves more attention in responding to the global call to transform food systems toward more nutritious and resilient diets for all, said experts in a recent panel discussion hosted by WorldFish … Read the rest
Women attend a workshop to discuss marine resource management issues, Maluu, Solomon Islands. Photo by Filip Milovac.This blogpost highlights 2020 research outputs of the WorldFish gender theme as part of the CGIAR Research Program on Fish Agri-Food Systems (FISH). Here, we focus on research examining gender within small-scale fisheries, in particular how social principles emerge and … Read the rest
World Food Prize winners call on President Biden to re-establish US global leadership to end hunger. Image supplied by the World Food Prize Foundation.A group of 24 World Food Prize winners from across the globe, dedicated to transforming food systems, has urged the new US Administration to lead efforts to end world hunger. The World Food Prize laureates, including former WorldFish s… Read the rest
Critical gender analysis is important, otherwise various groups of women and men could be further pushed into situations of greater economic and social vulnerability. Photo by Md Masudur Rahaman.The significance of aquatic foods for human nutrition, health, and livelihoods is increasingly recognized by and for people around the world, especially in low- and middle-income countries.
The Mecho Tota Gecho Bhoot drama series revolves around the lives of friends Tota, an 11-year-old boy, and Moyna, a 10-year-old girl. Photo provided by Mecho Tota Gecho Bhoot TV Series.A new children’s TV series promoting fish-based nutrition, gender equality, and women’s involvement in aquaculture has reached almost 600,000 people in Bangladesh.
FAO member states endorsed the first-ever Declaration for Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture. Photo by Neil PalmerOver 190 countries made a formal commitment to sustainable and inclusive aquatic food systems at the 34th session of FAO's Committee on Fisheries (COFI34).
A woman dries small fish in the Mongu District of Zambia. Inland freshwater fish are an underutilized natural resource that provide vital nutrients to young children in rural areas. Photo by Olek Kaminski. Inland fisheries are critical to supplying children with the nutritious, diverse diets required for cognitive development in rural sub-Saharan households, a new WorldFish research publication revealed.