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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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“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...
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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...
WorldFish is celebrating World Fisheries Day, 21st of November. On this World Fisheries Day we're highlighting the importance of sustainably sourced fish and seafood to feed a growing population. Our research focus is on small-scale fisheries and improving the livelihoods, health and nutrition of global fisherman, with gender equity being a focal point. Join the conversation now on Twitter by...
Dr Malcolm Beveridge, Director of Aquaculture and Genetics at WorldFish, Zambia, is among the key note speakers announced for the 6th  World Fisheries Congress taking place in May 2012 in Edinburgh.   The World Fisheries Congress addresses the important topic of “Sustainable Fisheries in a Changing World”, and will examine the science that underpins sustainable...
Dr. Stephen Hall, Director General of WorldFish, has launched a brand new blog Expiscor. Expiscor will tackle current and relevant topics surrounding fisheries and aquaculture as they relate to delivering targeted development impact. The blog will be aimed at both development professionals and the general reader, with the intention to "inform readers and stimulate debate...
The latest Septmeber issue of Our Planet features an article by the Director General of The WorldFish, Stephen J Hall, discussing the current global issues around fisheries and how to deal with a growing need for fish as a dietary staple. Assessing the requirements of both high seas fishing and aquaculture fisheries, Stephen Hall defines 5 key priorities and questions that need to be addressed...

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