News and Press
WorldFish celebrates International Day for Biological Diversity
Wednesday, 22nd May 2013
Freshwaters cover only 1% of the earth’s surface, yet they are home to over 10% of all animals...
Shahnaz is a role model for rural women in fish culture
Thursday, 9th May 2013
Shahnaz Dewan, a former elected member of local government, lives in Adabari village in Tangail...
Introductory remarks on developing inland aquaculture in Solomon Islands
Tuesday, 23rd April 2013
New era of fisheries policy needed to secure nutrition for millions
Thursday, 16th May 2013
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday 16 May, 2013...
Promotion of Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potato and nutrient rich vegetables to help meet the nutritional needs of women and children
Tuesday, 14th May 2013
Jessore, Bangladesh (4-5 May 2013) To promote the...
Timor-Leste to tackle poverty and malnutrition with aquaculture
Wednesday, 24th April 2013
The government of Timor-Leste has developed a National Aquaculture Development...
All news and press releases
Thursday, 5th February 2009
With climate change threatening to ruin ocean reefs, push salt water into freshwater habitats and produce more coastal storms, millions of struggling people in fishery-dependent nations of Africa, Asia and South America could face unprecedented hardship, according to a new study published today in the February issue of the peer-reviewed journal Fish and Fisheries. The study by a team of...
Friday, 26th December 2008
A year after Malawi became the biggest corn producer in southern Africa, farmers continue making strides, though they face challenges en route to self-sufficiency. http://www.findingdulcinea.com/news/Africa/2008/December/In-Malawi-Farms-Progress-Slowly.html
Monday, 20th August 2007
Scientists at WorldFish reported today that an innovative project to encourage fish farming among families affected by HIV/AIDS in Malawi has doubled the income for 1,200 households and greatly increased fish and vegetable consumption among rural communities. Innovative Fish Farming Project for HIV-affected Families in Malawi Doubles Incomes and Boosts Household Nutrition
Friday, 12th January 2007
An article written by Dr Stephen J Hall for The Green Room.View article on BBC Website The poor state of fish stocks in our seas and oceans could be seen as a deserved legacy of decades of overfishing on an industrial scale, and the lack of a robust global system to manage the world's waters. For a growing number species, especially those appearing on dinner tables in the West, the only way to...