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WorldFish’s Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the selection of the independent members of the inaugural Program Oversight Panel for the CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems: Jo Luck (Chair), Chris Barlow, John Kurien, Kyoko Kusakabe, John Lynam and Rekha Mehra. These six members join Stephen Hall (WorldFish representative) and Barbara Schreiner (CGIAR Center...
WorldFish has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Spectra Hexa Feeds Ltd (also known as Mega Feed) as part of the USAID funded expansion of the 'cereal systems initiative for South Asia in Bangladesh (CSISA-BD)'. Under the MoU, the CSISA-BD project will use the existing distribution networks of Mega Feed for wider dissemination of improved technologies in CSISA working areas...
An important base for improved cooperation in the fisheries in and around the Tonle Sap Lake was laid at a three-day’s workshop in Siem Reap, Cambodia. This workshop supported by adelphi and organised by the Global FISH Alliance and WorldFish was the result of a large consultation process bringing together local communities, different levels of government, NGOs, academia, and media to work on...
WorldFish is delighted to meet Sir John Beddington, CMG FRS, UK Government Chief Scientific Adviser, during his visit to the University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus tomorrow Friday 7th October 2011. On this occasion, WorldFish’s Director General, Dr Stephen Hall is going to give a presentation on our recently released report Blue Frontiers: “How fish can contribute to a food secure future...
Aquaculture Producers, an article in the latest Responsible Research Report, entitled The Future of Fish in Asia, features a recent study by WorldFish; Blue Frontiers.  Highlighting the importance of aquaculture in a fast growing population, it was shown that Asia far and away exceeds the amount of fish consumed by the population that was produced using aqauculture technologies, and the need...
After the flood - restoring aquaculture in Bangladesh - An article by New Agriculturalist explains how poor communities in Bangladesh can utilise aquaculture as a means of survival following disasters such as the recent Cyclone that devestated the area. Dispite the cyclone damaging many of the fish ponds that much of the country use as a source of income and food,  and the seemingly vulnerable...
Managing aquaculture’s net benefits - An article prepared by Michele Sabto from the CSIRO flagship magazine ECOS on the issues and concerns of the growing demand for aquaculture products based on the WorldFish report Blue Frontiers: Managing the environmental costs of aquaculture. Also reported in the International Business Times and Science Alert.  
Investing in Ecosystem Services Vital to Improving Food Security - Recognizing healthy ecosystems as the basis for sustainable water resources and stable food security can help produce more food per unit of agricultural land, improve resilience to climate change and provide economic benefits for poor communities, according to a new report from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)...
Managing aquaculture’s net benefits. An article prepared by Michele Sabto from the CSIRO flagship magazine ECOS on the issues and concerns of the growing demand for aquaculture products based on the WorldFish report Blue Frontiers: Managing the environmental costs of aquaculture. Also reported in the International Business Times and Science Alert.  
Stephen J. Hall, Anne Delaporte, Michael Phillips, Malcolm Beveridge and Mark O’Keefe June 2011   A new and comprehensive analysis released by WorldFish and Conservation International (CI) has investigated the environmental impact of the world’s major aquaculture production systems and species, and offers a first-ever global assessment of trends and impacts of cultivated seafood. The...

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