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Planned dams threaten Cambodia's food security
Wednesday, 30th July 2014
The planned construction of 88 hydroelectric dams in the lower Mekong basin by 2030 will cause...
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...

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Switzerland, WorldFish and CARE to support Youth Employment in Aswan
Monday, 24th November 2014
A project aiming to create employment opportunities and to increase the...
Partnerships for aquaculture development in Timor-Leste
Thursday, 16th October 2014
Two agreements that will promote aquaculture as a means to improve...
Animation highlights need to tackle gender norms
Friday, 10th October 2014
Launched on International Rural Women’s Day, a new animation from WorldFish,...

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How and where we allocate freshwater in an environment of increasing demand, and declining quality and availability is a major societal challenge.   The needs of local communities that are affected by dam construction and water abstraction are often similar to that of biodiversity. Yet, they are frequently superseded by the necessity to meet national demands for power, food and...
A story of partnership from WorldFish, for the Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD) theme P - Partnerships.   Marketing fish, Ghana. Photo by Cambria Finegold, 2010 In Ghana, the Volta River basin reaches across over half of Ghana’s countryside. Lake Volta, the world’s largest (by surface) man-made lake, is the centerpiece of both the Volta...
A story of partnership from WorldFish, for the Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD) theme P - Partnerships.   Engineer Mohammed Gouda, private sector aquaculture farmer, Fayoum, Egypt. Photo by Samuel Stacey, 2012 Addressing the problems of poverty and malnutrition in low-income communities is usually the preserve of government agencies...
A story of partnership from WorldFish for the Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD) theme P - Partnerships.   Aquatic Agricultural Systems are made up of fisheries, livestock keeping and other income  activities on the Barotse Floodplain. Livestock on the Zambezi, Barotse Floodplain. Photo by Georgina Smith, 2012. In Zambia, the Zambezi...
Feeding the tilapia in large intensive aquaculture ponds, Egypt. Photo by Samuel Stacey, 2012   PRESS RELEASE - 15 October 2012   WorldFish hosted an open day on Monday 15th October at its Abbassa research center in Sharkia, Egypt to showcase its latest research and development initiatives, with the support of the Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, Dr. Salah Abdel Mooemin...
(WNN/SD) Penang, MALAYSIA, ASIA: Productivity losses due to the agriculture ”gender gap” are straining global economies, a conference has heard. This was the consensus of gender scientists and agricultural researchers at a workshop in Malaysia that aimed to develop an agenda for gender transformative research for the agricultural sector.   The conference, held in Penang this month, was...
Research in agricultural development is highly-context specific, and partnerships at local, national, regional and international levels are essential for any organization to achieve impact at scale.   Effective partnership is central to the WorldFish-led CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agriculture Systems (AAS).  The program recognizes that many organizations are working to improve the...
A story of partnership from WorldFish and CARE, for the Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD) theme P - Partnerships.   Since the 1940s, the humanitarian organization, CARE, has been a key player on the world development stage. CARE’s work ranges from the delivery of humanitarian assistance amid times of crisis, to more on-going support to build community...
  On April 2008, an Agreement was signed between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management (ICLARM) to establish an Office of the WorldFish in the Philippines. The Agreement provides for the establishment of the WorldFish Office in the Philippines to undertake activities for research and development of aquatic and...
Dhaka, Bangladesh. October 13, 2012   The International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) was observed at the weekend with a rally and seminar held at the University of Dhaka. Participating in the rally was WorldFish Bangladesh and the Swiss Agency for Development & Cooperation.   The theme for this years IDDR was ‘Women & Girls - the invisible force of resilience. Kevin Kamp,...

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