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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...
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...
Source: The Cambodia Herald   PHNOM PENH (Cambodia Herald) - Local and international fisheries scientists and economists gathered Thursday for the inception of a major four-year research project to assess the value of freshwater capture fisheries in Cambodia. The project aims to address the dramatic underestimation of the freshwater fish catch in Cambodia. The annual catch of up to 400,000...
Source: KhulnaNews.com Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia in Bangladesh (CSISA-BD) project funded by USAID has been implementing in southern Bangladesh. Today 25 June, 2012 WorldFish organized a day long workshop on “Promoting CSISA-BD activities (Fisheries Sector) , Achievements and Experiences to Stakeholders” at CSS AVA Center, Khulna.   Md. Rakib Uddin, Deputy Director,...
Nutrient-rich small fish species in aquaculture have the potential to improve human nutrition and health according to a study in Bangledesh and Cambodia by Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted, Senior Nutrition Adviser to WorldFish.   Small fish are a common food and an integral part of the everyday carbohydrate rich diets of many population groups in poor countries. These populations also...
Source: The Financial Express   Bangladesh and WorldFish is going to collaborate aiming at exploring aquaculture potential of Hilsa fish, the topmost delicious fish consumed by South Asian people, officials said Sunday. "We have received a request for cooperation and support for working on Hilsa and its aquaculture potentials from the WorldFish, headquartered in Malaysia. We are hopeful of...

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