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  The Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia (CSISA) in Bangladesh held its third planning meeting and annual retreat, attended by fifty-four CSISA employees and guests from India and Nepal. Presentations were made by CSISA leaders (Systematic change, by Christian Portal, chief of party; Large working group: Sector logics, by Josh Bryant, monitoring and evaluation leader, and his team;...
Source: Expiscor   Reflections from Stephen Hall, Director-General, WorldFish in response to Sam Eaton’s Scaling up: Vietnamese fish farms search for eco-friendly formula. Originally published on Center for Investigative Reporting blog, As aquaculture booms, make room for small fish.   Sam Eaton presents a great picture of how catfish culture has evolved in Vietnam. His story...
Source: New Agriculturalist   Wetland environments, including freshwater floodplains and coastal deltas, can be highly productive; more than 700 million people around the world depend directly on them, whether for crop production, fishing, livestock rearing or other natural resources. But wetland livelihoods typically face a myriad of constraints, and increasingly extreme and unpredictable...
          Coral Triangle Maps of the Month The Coral Triangle Maps of the Month is a bi-weekly email that showcases various maps that highlight the diversity and uniqueness of the Coral Triangle region. The maps also show some of the pressing issues that are threatening...
Source: Livestock and Fish   Senior management leaders from ILRI and WorldFish came together on Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 August at WorldFish headquarters in Penang, to share their experiences and lessons as partners in the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish (L&F).   As in building any partnership it was a great opportunity to track current progress, and identify any...
Source: Livestock & Fish   WorldFish recently hosted a workshop on value chains, which aimed to provide a common understanding of what value chains are, and develop a cohesive approach to working with them.   Spanning two days, the workshop brought together experts from across the WorldFish research divisions and country offices, and was a great opportunity to assess the type of...
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...

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