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Stay up-to-date with the latest news and developments in research and innovations across aquatic food systems.

Partnering with Bank Asia to provide loans to small-scale aquatic food producers in Bangladesh

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Al-Amin is a successful aquatic food producer from Rajshahi who produces fingerlings – juvenile fish for stocking in production systems – in his three ponds on 10 acres…

Sustainability • 22 Jun 2022

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Working with journalists in Bangladesh to educate the public on aquatic food systems

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WorldFish in Bangladesh took the initiative to hold an interactive media session on aquatic food systems reporting on 19 June 2022 together with the Bangladesh…

Capacity development • 19 Jun 2022

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A critical look at livelihood diversification

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Livelihood diversification is often touted as an all-encompassing solution to sustainable development. However, despite large-scale promotion and investment in this…

Small-scale fisheries, Sustainability • 15 Jun 2022

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Big Facts on Aquatic Foods


million number of people around the world who depend on small-scale fisheries and aquaculture for their livelihoods.


million tons - the volume of aquatic food production by 2030.


million - number of people engaged in the primary sector of fisheries and aquaculture in 2018.


trillion - the value of the ocean economy, including fisheries, shipping lanes and tourism.