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A woman prepares dried fish in Bangladesh, photo by WorldFish 2007. WorldFish and SPRING Bangladesh signed a Letter of Collaboration (LOC) on Wednesday 08 August, signifying their commitment to work together to improve the nutritional status of women and young children in the Barisal and Khulna divisions.   The collaboration will help promote the consumption and sale of nutrient-...
After a lengthy rebuilding process, WorldFish, in partnership with the Aceh Society Development (ASD) Cooperative, has been helping to put these communities back on their feet through providing vital assistance in the development of local small-scale aquaculture enterprises.   The photofilm Rusli’s Story, commissioned by WorldFish, shows the journey of Acehnese farmer Rusli,...
  Tuesday 7 August, 2012   The 2004 tsunami that devastated Aceh in Indonesia left in its wake thousands of communities without homes and livelihoods.   After a lengthy rebuilding process, WorldFish, in partnership with the Aceh Society Development (ASD) Cooperative, has been helping to put these communities back on their feet through providing vital assistance in the...
A fish farmer casting his net. Khulna, Bangladesh. Photo by Jeya Jeevan, 2012Source: The Financial Express   A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed in the city Monday between WorldFish and Bangladesh Shrimp and Fish Foundation (BSFF) for persuasion of joint activities for the growth of sustainable aquaculture, reports BSS.   Under this MoU, joint promotional activities including...
Source: The Phnom Pehn Post - by Joe Freeman and Kim Yuthana   A new long-term project aims to boost fish stocks in rice fields. That was not a typo.   For years, rice farmers in Cambodia have swept up fish – as well as frogs, snails and other aquatic fauna – that make their way from streams, canals and floodplains into rice fields. They then sell the fresh catches on the side or eat...
Penang, Malaysia (23 July 2012).   WorldFish, an international, non-profit research organization dedicated to reducing poverty and hunger by improving fisheries and aquaculture, have just come up with a detailed report discussing evidences of drying of Lake Chilwa in Malawi. The briefing note has been released as a result of the Lake Chilwa Basin Climate Change Adaptation Program...
An update on the WorldFish project, “Stung Treng Ramsar Site in Cambodia – Integrating Fisheries Management and Wetlands Conservation”, is found in the latest issue of The Babbler, No. 41 (April - June  2012). Please view the online version below (pages 29-30) or download The Babbler, No. 41 (PDF, 3.7 MB).      
Source: Expiscor   This commentary was written and posted at http://t.co/Pj33Ihi0 in response to an Opinion piece by Roger Bradbury that appeared in the New York Times on July 13th 2012.  You can find the original opinion article at http://nyti.ms/SsXfT9.   Roger Bradbury’s apocalyptic vision for certain death of the worlds coral reefs clearly runs contrary to the views of the most...
The Power of Indigenous Leadership On Expiscor by Stephen hall   Ensuring local ownership through genuine partnership with local communities and ensuring the participation of women – two of the principal keys to success. Continue reading.
Tonle Sap is the largest lake in Southeast Asia, and one of the most productive freshwater fisheries in the world. Fish from Tonle Sap provide an essential source of protein and micronutrients critical to the health of families in Cambodia, a country still plagued by high rates of childhood malnutrition. But managing water for food and income also means harnessing the full value of these...

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