WorldFish is an international, non-for-profit research organization that works to reduce hunger, malnutrition and poverty across Africa, Asia and Pacific. With a 45-year track record of leading science, the organization generates scientific evidence and innovations for the inclusive and sustainable development of aquaculture and fisheries to improve livelihoods and healthier diets for millions of people -- particularly women, children and young people -- who depend on fish for nourishment, incomes and job opportunities.
A virtual discussion exploring innovative aquatic food system solutions for achieving a more sustainable, inclusive, resilient post-pandemic economy.
Date: Monday, 3 May 2021
Time: 15:30-17:00 (UTC+8)
A virtual seminar exploring innovative solutions to boost sustainable aquatic food systems for equitable outcomes in low- and middle-income countries.
Date: Tuesday, 30 March 2021
Time: 20:00-21:00 (UTC+8)
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A virtual dialogue exploring technological advancements to boost small-scale fisheries in Commonwealth countries.
Date: Tuesday, 2 March 2021
Time: 17:30 - 19:00 (UTC+8)
In this event hosted by The Commonwealth Connectivity Agenda for Trade and Investment (CCA), multi-sector experts came together to discuss current innovative trends in the digitalization of aquatic food systems.
The WorldFish Research and Innovation Strategy 2020-2030: Aquatic Foods for Healthy People and Planet charts a decade-long aquatic foods agenda toward sustainable and equitable global food systems. The strategy sets WorldFish's areas of impact, research priorities and innovation partnerships on a pathway to end hunger and advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 by transforming food, land and water systems with aquatic foods.
An international seminar to present and discuss the latest research innovation and development to boost food and nutrition security in Africa.
Date: Monday, 25 January 2021
Time: 21:00 – 23:30 (UTC+8)
The WorldFish mission is to strengthen livelihoods and enhance food and nutrition security by improving fisheries and aquaculture. We pursue this through research partnerships focused on helping those who stand to benefit the most—poor producers and consumers, women and children This strategy details the ambitious impact targets we have embraced, which are aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and charts our course to achieve them.
Fisheries are an important source of food, income and nutrition in Tanzania, where 25% of the country’s population depends on coastal resources or inland lakes for their livelihoods. Over 180,000 people are employed in the fisheries sector, with a further 19,223 people involved in fish farming. WorldFish is working with the Tanzanian government and development partners to increase aquaculture production, reduce postharvest fish losses and enhance the role of fish in nutrition.
The CGIAR Research Program on Fish Agri-Food Systems (FISH) focuses on the interlinked challenges of sustainable aquaculture and small-scale fisheries (SSFs), and enhancing the contribution of fish to poverty reduction, improved human nutrition and environmental management, with a geographical focus on Africa, Asia and the Pacific.
From 2 to 6 October 2017, the Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology (MECDM) and the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR)--in collaboration with Ecological Solutions Solomon Islands (ESSI), the Solomon Islands Community Conservation Partnership (SICCP), the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Program (SPREP) and WorldFish--organized the first Solomon Islands resource management symposium in Honiara.