Home > News and Press

News and Press

News

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...

Press releases

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...

All news and press releases

Archive

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...
Source: The Independent   Dhaka, June 13: International Centre for Living Aquatic Resources management (ICLARM) also known as WorldFish and BRAC Fisheries, BRAC enterprises, BRAC has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to improve the enterprise activities and research on fisheries in order to develop the fisheries sector and spread the benefits to larger numbers of farming household...
Source: The Independent  
Source: The Financial Express   Golap Hossain of village Gopal under Kawnia upazila in Rangpur is one of those people who have become financially solvent by introducing small scale aquaculture in their paddy fields. Thanks to the initiative by Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia (CSISA) Bangladesh Project of World Fish Centre, which trained them on fish farming and vegetables...
Rio +20: Reflecting on progress for fisheries and aquaculture On Expiscor by Stephen Hall   On the 20th Anniversary of the first Rio Earth Summit it is time to reflect on our progress in putting fisheries and aquaculture on sustainable footings and the lessons we have learnt so far. In 1987 the Brundtland Commission articulated perhaps the central global challenge of our age – how do we...
  Agriculture is the single largest employer in the world, providing livelihoods and jobs for 40 per cent of today’s global population. Moreover, as a human enterprise, it reflects the single largest use of land of any sector. In developing countries, smallholder farms provide up to 80 per cent of the food supply. Faced with environmental degradation, climate change, scarcity of land...
Participant Reflections from a Cambodian Study Tour to Lao’s Theun-Hinboun Expansion Project Dam Site Source: CPWF Mekong   From February 13-18, 2012 thirteen participants took part in a study tour to the Theun-Hinboun Dam expansion project in Lao PDR. Traveling from Steung Treng Province in Cambodia this diverse group, made up of Cambodian provincial government officials, NGO workers and...

Pages