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60% women at risk during pregnancy
Thursday, 3rd April 2014
For having nutritionally inadequate diets, around 60 percent of Bangladeshi women between ages...
Domestic violence affects child nutrition, maternal health
Thursday, 3rd April 2014
State Minister for Women and Children affairs Meher Afroze Chumki today said domestic violence...
Institutionalise gender in nutrition, agriculture interventions
Thursday, 3rd April 2014
A discussion titled ‘Inspiring Change: Institutionalising Gender in Nutrition and Agriculture...

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Online aquaculture training videos now available to Egyptian fish farmers
Friday, 14th March 2014
Hatchery workers harvest Abbassa nile tilapia from a hatchery in Egypt. A...
Egyptian aquaculture sector plans for further growth
Thursday, 20th February 2014
Stakeholders from Egypt’s $1.5 billion aquaculture industry will come...
Launch of the first online Global Freshwater Biodiversity Atlas
Tuesday, 4th February 2014
A new online Atlas of freshwater biodiversity presenting spatial information...

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PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   5 September 2012   Now Confirmed: Schedule of Daily News Briefings and Presenters   The 10th International Seafood Summit is an annual event bringing together global representatives from the seafood industry and conservation community for in-depth discussions, presentations and networking around the issue of sustainable seafood. The Summit is...
Evolving Solutions for New Horizons, Seafood Summit 2012 Keynote Speech from WorldFish  
Download PDF press release   PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   6 September, 2012   Aquaculture is one of the fastest growing food production sectors in the world, with Asia supplying 90% of aquaculture production in 2010. The potential of aquaculture to strengthen global food security is a topic of increasing importance as the world moves towards a population of 9 billion...
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Better tools to address the inextricable links between land, water resources, fisheries and livelihoods have been developed, adopted and adapted to manage the resources in the Tonle Sap wetlands of Cambodia.   Throughout Cambodia, nearly one-third of land becomes inundated during the rainy season, turning rice fields into fishing grounds. When the rains end, a dry season lasting up to six...
  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...

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