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Welcome to WorldFish

Dr. Stephen Hall
Director General

On behalf of WorldFish, I warmly welcome you to our corporate website.

WorldFish, a member of the CGIAR Consortium, is an international, nonprofit research organization. CGIAR is a global partnership that unites organizations engaged in research for a food secure future. CGIAR research is dedicated to reducing rural poverty, increasing food security, improving human health and nutrition, and ensuring more sustainable management of natural resources. It is carried out by the 15 centers who are members of the CGIAR Consortium in close collaboration with hundreds of partner organizations, including national and regional research institutes, civil society organizations, academia, and the private sector.
WorldFish is committed to meeting two key development challenges: 1) improving the livelihoods of those who are especially poor and vulnerable in places where fisheries and aquaculture can make a difference and 2) achieving large scale, environmentally sustainable, increases in supply and access to fish at affordable prices for poor consumers in developing countries.
To meet these challenges our research focuses on generating and synthesizing knowledge which we then share and help apply.
From new syntheses and analysis to targeted, on the ground delivery and knowledge sharing, our technologies, products and services help to make development happen while learning how to do it better. With more than 420 scientists and staff based in 8 countries across Asia, Africa and the Pacific we work in more than 19 countries around the world. Currently our regional or country offices are in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Egypt, Malawi, Malaysia (HQ), Philippines, Solomon Islands, and Zambia.
WorldFish’s mission touches the lives of millions of people whose lives and livelihoods depend on fish. We are proud of our role in reducing poverty and increasing food and nutrition security through fisheries and aquaculture.

WorldFish value statement
These are principles by which we operate as an organization

Key performance goals
Each year we set goals for funding, research impact and professional development

Board of Trustees
The Board directs the management of the Center and provides strategic guidance on research and funding

The CGIAR is a strategic partnership dedicated to advancing science to reduce poverty and hunger, improve human health and nutrition, and enhance ecosystem resilience. Its research is carried out by 15 International Agricultural Research Centers, working in close collaboration with hundreds of partner organizations. www.cgiar.org
CGIAR represented the ‘Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research’ from its inception in 1971 until 2008, when it redefined itself as a global partnership. To reflect this transformation and yet retain its roots, the CGIAR has kept the acronym as a name. The new CGIAR is more efficient, more accountable, and more open to effective collaboration with other organizations.
The CGIAR Fund is a multi-donor trust fund that supports international agricultural research aligned with the CGIAR’s Strategy and Results Framework which defines shared research goals, objectives and expected results. A brochure highlighting the benefits of investing through the CGIAR Fund.