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Have you ever wondered what the total length of all the rivers in Cambodia is? Or, how many people live within 5km of a road in Bangladesh? Or, how about the number of impoverished people in Zambia? Boat ownership by private households in Timor Leste. Care of the GIS This kind of detailed information is essential for researchers and scientists around the world working...
Presentation by Michael Phillips, Malcolm Beveridge and Stephen Hall on: fish and food and nutrition security; fish as food; fish, food and nutrition security scenarios in ASEAN. This was presented at the meeting on “Integrating Nutrition into the ASEAN Food Security Framework and Strategic Plan of Action on Food Security in ASEAN Region”, held from the 29 January – 1 February 2013 in Bangkok,...
Presentation by Jessica Bogard and Shakuntala Thilsted on: child malnutrition, complementary feeding, rationale for product development, ingredients selected for complementary feeding, production process, nutrient composition of complementary feeding, plans for the future.   This was presented at the meeting on “Integrating Nutrition into the ASEAN Food Security Framework and Strategic Plan...
Melody Braun reflects on her experiences at the 18th session of the United Nations climate change negotiations in Doha, Qatar in December 2012. Melody is the Bangladesh focal point for the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS).   Melody Braun at the 18th session of the United Nations cliamte change negotiations in Doha, Qatar, 2012...
Participants at the gender training session, Bangladesh. The second training session on gender for the Ganges Basin Development Challenge Program held on January 23 and 24, in Khulna, Bangladesh, reinforced the need for understanding potential and real impacts of every action or intervention on men and women.   Twenty staff and students living and working in the Khulna...
Melody Braun, the Bangladesh focal point for the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), reflects on the implementation of Fish Habitat Development Rings in Jhalokhati, Bangladesh.   Fish and fisheries play an important role in food security in Bangladesh, with fish representing 58 percent of all animal protein consumption, as well as a good source...
  Following the recent transformative gender reserach dialogue, 'Building Coalitions, Creating Change', held by WorldFish in Penang, Malaysia, the dialogue participants shared their inputs in a semi formal interview.   Leading gender researchers Andrea Rodericks (CARE India), Jacqueline Ashby (CGIAR Consortium), Eve Crowley (FAO), Jane Brown (Johns Hopkins University) and Augustin...
The CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems (AAS), led by WorldFish, is designed to pursue community based approaches to agricultural research and development that target the poorest and most vulnerable rural households in aquatic agricultural systems, including in Malaita. As a part of this process WorldFish held a stakeholder consultation with local communities from 6 – 9...
Women's workshop teaching nursery techniques in Western Province, Solomon Islands. Photo by Wade Fairley, 2012. How can science be used to improve livelihoods in the most populous isle of the Solomon Islands?   This is the first of a three-part series of blogs about the challenges that face the people of Malaita in the Solomon Islands, and the steps they are taking to...
This is the second installment of a three-part series of blogs about the challenges that face the people of Malaita in the Solomon Islands, and the steps they are taking to secure their future in partnership with WorldFish and local organizations.   Women removing the shell from mangrove mudshells in Malaita, Solomon Islands. Photo by Wade Fairley, 2012.  ...

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