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Let's change the food security conversation on aquaculture
Friday, 25th July 2014
In many parts of the developing world, aquaculture has been touted for quite some time as an...
Small fish meets nourishment of mothers, children
Tuesday, 22nd July 2014
RANGPUR, July 19 (BSS): Production of micronutrient-enriched small fishes has been increasing...
Can Farmed Fish Feed The World Without Destroying The Environment?
Wednesday, 11th June 2014
We Americans love our fried shrimp, our and our fish sticks. And a lot of other people around the...

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New report links aquaculture and poverty reduction
Friday, 8th August 2014
WorldFish working together with the Bangladesh Institute of Development...
Farmed Fish Production Must More than Double by 2050, New Analysis Finds
Thursday, 5th June 2014
Report Presents New Findings and Recommendations for Sustainable Aquaculture...
Charting Our Fishing Future
Monday, 28th April 2014
The Dutch Government and the Rockefeller Foundation announced on Thursday 23...

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“We had failed several times before, and many people thought it wasn’t worth trying more, but we decided we had to,” says Om Meng, the leader of a community fishery in the floating village of Phat Sanday, on Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake.  “Our livelihoods depend on having a place to fish…” http://www.worldfishcenter.org/outcome/success-stories/building-resilient-community-fisheries-tonle-sap-...
Monday, 12 December 2011 - A Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony was held at the Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) Learning Centre, Gulshan, between BRAC and WorldFish. The aim of the Memorandum of Understanding is to implement fish-related activities for the BRAC organized farming household under the Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia Project in Bangladesh (CSISA-BD...
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)...

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