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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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In collaboration with the Sri Lankan National Aquaculture Development Authority (NAQDA), WorldFish has been implementing a development program for the breeding and dissemination of the genetically improved farmed tilapia (GIFT) strain of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. "The wide distribution and ongoing improvement of GIFT tilapia in Sri Lanka is raising the living standards of poor people...
WorldFish is delighted to meet Sir John Beddington, CMG FRS, UK Government Chief Scientific Adviser, during his visit to the University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus tomorrow Friday 7th October 2011. On this occasion, WorldFish’s Director General, Dr Stephen Hall is going to give a presentation on our recently released report Blue Frontiers: “How fish can contribute to a food secure future...
Aquaculture Producers, an article in the latest Responsible Research Report, entitled The Future of Fish in Asia, features a recent study by WorldFish; Blue Frontiers.  Highlighting the importance of aquaculture in a fast growing population, it was shown that Asia far and away exceeds the amount of fish consumed by the population that was produced using aqauculture technologies, and the need...
After the flood - restoring aquaculture in Bangladesh - An article by New Agriculturalist explains how poor communities in Bangladesh can utilise aquaculture as a means of survival following disasters such as the recent Cyclone that devestated the area. Dispite the cyclone damaging many of the fish ponds that much of the country use as a source of income and food,  and the seemingly vulnerable...
Managing aquaculture’s net benefits - An article prepared by Michele Sabto from the CSIRO flagship magazine ECOS on the issues and concerns of the growing demand for aquaculture products based on the WorldFish report Blue Frontiers: Managing the environmental costs of aquaculture. Also reported in the International Business Times and Science Alert.  
Investing in Ecosystem Services Vital to Improving Food Security - Recognizing healthy ecosystems as the basis for sustainable water resources and stable food security can help produce more food per unit of agricultural land, improve resilience to climate change and provide economic benefits for poor communities, according to a new report from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)...
Managing aquaculture’s net benefits. An article prepared by Michele Sabto from the CSIRO flagship magazine ECOS on the issues and concerns of the growing demand for aquaculture products based on the WorldFish report Blue Frontiers: Managing the environmental costs of aquaculture. Also reported in the International Business Times and Science Alert.  
In a world that faces worsening food shortages, finding a more sustainable source of food supply is part of the solution. That's why people are now looking at fisheries and aquaculture as new growth points in our food production. To produce the same amount of protein, cultivating fish and other seafood roughly requires less feed than raising livestock. That means aquaculture is greener than...
Stephen J. Hall, Anne Delaporte, Michael Phillips, Malcolm Beveridge and Mark O’Keefe June 2011   A new and comprehensive analysis released by WorldFish and Conservation International (CI) has investigated the environmental impact of the world’s major aquaculture production systems and species, and offers a first-ever global assessment of trends and impacts of cultivated seafood. The...
Read the interviews on the launch of our report: “Blue Frontiers: managing the environmental costs of aquaculture” by the following major media:   As reported on BBC As reported on CNN As reported on The Guardian As reported on Voice of America As reported on Huffington Post  

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