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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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It is four in the morning and the Jurong Fishery Port is buzzing with activity. Boxes of various varieties of fish are being unloaded here at Singapore's largest wholesale fish market. Workers are busy cleaning and displaying their stock and traders are negotiating hard with perspective buyers. Read Article  
Expiscor, the blog by Stephen Hall, is now available on the iTunes Store as a downloadable podcast for your iPod, iPhone and iPad and from the WorldFish YouTube channel.  Narrated by Stephen Hall, the podcast is the audio accompaniment to the blog Expiscor.   Following the success of Stephen's blog, which was released last November, WorldFish has launched the Expiscor podcast. "Aimed at...
Two sentiments that come across strongly when speaking with Jo Luck about her appointment as Chair of the Program Oversight Panel (POP) are excitement and enthusiasm. For those unfamiliar with the Program's governance, the POP provides strategic oversight and monitoring, together with guidance on science quality, gender, partnerships and networking. Just after confirming her appointment, Jo...
Green Investments in the Marine Sector Can Bring Tide of Economic and Social Benefits Report Spotlights Opportunities for Green Jobs and Growth in Tourism, Transport, Energy and Other Areas Manila/Nairobi, 25 January 2012 – Healthy seas and coasts would pay healthy dividends in a green economy, according to a report released by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), United...
“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...
  Forum Links Here are some of the main links to our social media documentation Twitter: Capturing forum discussions at: #IFWF3 Photos on Flickr Audio interviews on Podcast Bookmarks on Delicious Forum session and abstracts Popular presentations...
Fish for the future; Investing in a sustainable supply of seafood Scientists, entrepreneurs, investors and other interested parties from around the world met in Utrecht, the Netherlands, on 9 –11 December 2011 to explore the opportunities in setting up a global investment facility for impact investing in sustainable aquaculture.    
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...
A recent video by Earth's Frontiers brings into focus the importance of aquaculture to a growing population. This look at aquaculture and Tilapia farming shows just how important this will be in the very near future. Tilapia: Chicken of the Sea?states that the aquaculture industry is currently growing at 7% per year and is the fastest growing indudstry in the agricultural sector. With...

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