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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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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...
Innovative program to boost African fish trade and improve livelihoods
Friday, 25th April 2014
WorldFish, African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR...

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  “Clear scientific consensus is forming on the impact of dams on the Mekong and its tributaries” said Dr. Blake Ratner, WorldFish Program Leader in Governance at a seminar hosted by the Stimson Center on 24 April 2012. Stimson brought together a diverse group of experts to discuss their recent report, Mekong Turning Point: Shared River for a Shared Future and broader issues concerning the...
Summaries of papers given at seminar on Fighting Food and Nutrition Insecurity held in Dhaka 18 April 2012     Read the press release.   Presentations from the Agriculture Nutrition Linkages Seminar Naser Farid - Bangladesh Country Investment Plan View more presentations from WorldFish   Charles Crissman - CGIAR reform and CGIAR Research Programs View...
Scientists and Government Officials meet to share information and set priorities on better linking agriculture and nutrition   Dhaka, Bangladesh (18 April 2012). The Government of Bangladesh has clearly stated that agriculture, food security and nutrition are major priorities for the country. In the 2010 Bangladesh Country Investment Plan (CIP) a coherent set of priority investment...
KULNA, BANGLADESH (10 April 2012). Press reports from the Daily Purbanchal (www.purbanchal.com), the Daily Probaha (www.dailyprobaha.com) and the Daily Dakkinanchal.   As part of the United States President’s Feed the Future initiative, the CSISA-BD project (Expansion of Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia in Bangladesh) has been testing a promising new technology in cage...
Friday 13th Aril, 2012   The 2011 board awards were presented by Dr. Stephen Hall, Director General of WorldFish, on behalf of the Board of Trustees at the center's headquarters in Penang, Malaysia on Friday. The awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of WorldFish staff from the Centers' offices around the world. This year's Board of Trustees awards recognized 3 categories: the...
Researchers and managers from agricultural research institutions in both developing and developed countries acknowledge they need to better communicate the benefits of investing in agricultural science. This process needs specialist skills, but for many developing country institutions this role falls to science staff with little training in communication.   As a means of helping to address...
How Coral Bleaching Could Lead to Famine Via Scientific American The effects of climate change, such as coral bleaching, become slow-motion disasters, with knock-on effects for years. For Tim McClanahan, a zoologist studying fisheries, what happened in Kenya during the spring of 1998 was a wake-up call. Between March and July of that year, a rare climatological double whammy sent ocean...
The International Fisheries Science Prize Committee has awarded the 2012 International Fisheries Science Prize to Professor Ian Cowx, the Director of the Institute of International Fisheries at the University of Hull, United Kingdom. The International Fisheries Science Prize is awarded for outstanding contributions to fisheries science or conservation. The Prize was instituted in 2008 with...
Source: The Independent DHAKA, MAR 15   A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) and The World Fish Center at  the BARI head office in Joydebpur, Gazipur to promote expansion of the Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia in Bangladesh (CSISA-BD) project funded by USAID, says a press release. The USAID funded CSISA ...

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