News and Press
Thursday, 1st October 2009
CLIMATE CHANGE AND FISHERIES While agriculture and freshwater resources have been central in climate policy discussions, the effects of climate change on fisheries resources — and the implications for the health and livelihoods of fishers in the developing world — have largely been ignored. About 520 million people – around 8 percent of the world’s population – depend on fisheries and...
Thursday, 5th February 2009
With climate change threatening to ruin ocean reefs, push salt water into freshwater habitats and produce more coastal storms, millions of struggling people in fishery-dependent nations of Africa, Asia and South America could face unprecedented hardship, according to a new study published today in the February issue of the peer-reviewed journal Fish and Fisheries. The study by a team of...
Friday, 26th December 2008
A year after Malawi became the biggest corn producer in southern Africa, farmers continue making strides, though they face challenges en route to self-sufficiency. http://www.findingdulcinea.com/news/Africa/2008/December/In-Malawi-Farms-Progress-Slowly.html
Monday, 20th August 2007
Scientists at WorldFish reported today that an innovative project to encourage fish farming among families affected by HIV/AIDS in Malawi has doubled the income for 1,200 households and greatly increased fish and vegetable consumption among rural communities. Innovative Fish Farming Project for HIV-affected Families in Malawi Doubles Incomes and Boosts Household Nutrition
Friday, 12th January 2007
An article written by Dr Stephen J Hall for The Green Room.View article on BBC Website The poor state of fish stocks in our seas and oceans could be seen as a deserved legacy of decades of overfishing on an industrial scale, and the lack of a robust global system to manage the world's waters. For a growing number species, especially those appearing on dinner tables in the West, the only way to...