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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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Mariculture certainly holds promise as part of the solution to meeting our need and demand for fish, but it's not the obvious option that many people imagine   When I talk about what I do for a living, it doesn't take long for the conversation to turn to the question of how we are going to meet the world's growing demand and need for fish. In these conversations I find most people imagine...
Bangladesh, MARCH 8, 2012. Source USAID funded Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia (CSISA) in Bangladesh joined the world to celebrate International Women’s Day. CSISA-Bangladesh organized a series of events to celebrate and honor the contribution of women farmers in the field of agriculture. The events were organized in three working areas of CSISA-BD: Barisal, Jessore and Mymensingh....
PARIS, FRANCE (2 March 2012) – The CGIAR Consortium, representing the world’s largest global agriculture research partnership aimed at reducing rural poverty and hunger was officially granted International Organization status today.   The Agreement conferring the status was signed today by Ms. Anne Dorte Riggelsen, Ambassador of Denmark to France on behalf of her government. France and...
Save the Children has now joined the Feed the Future Aquaculture project in Bangladesh, which is being led by WorldFish and funded by USAID. As a result, an additional 12,000 households are set to be included in the project in selected Nobo Jibon upazilas (districts), in rural Bangladesh.   The newly added households will be provided with technical training and better management practices for...
Foreground: Robert Nasi and Jaboury Ghazoul at the Impact Assessment workshop. Photo credit Samuel Stacey. Collaboration and partnership is the guiding force by which much of the work in the CGIAR research programs is heading, and for good reason; sharing resources and knowledge on common challenges is a faster and more effective way to achieve our goals, especially in impact...
  Source: World BankSINGAPORE, February 24, 2012—  A powerful coalition of governments, international organizations, civil society groups and private interests are joining together under the banner of a Global Partnership for Oceans to confront widely documented problems of over-fishing, marine degradation, and habitat loss.   In a keynote speech to be delivered today at The Economist’s...
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...

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