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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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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,...
New report links aquaculture and poverty reduction
Friday, 8th August 2014
WorldFish working together with the Bangladesh Institute of Development...

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How Coral Bleaching Could Lead to Famine Via Scientific American The effects of climate change, such as coral bleaching, become slow-motion disasters, with knock-on effects for years. For Tim McClanahan, a zoologist studying fisheries, what happened in Kenya during the spring of 1998 was a wake-up call. Between March and July of that year, a rare climatological double whammy sent ocean...
The International Fisheries Science Prize Committee has awarded the 2012 International Fisheries Science Prize to Professor Ian Cowx, the Director of the Institute of International Fisheries at the University of Hull, United Kingdom. The International Fisheries Science Prize is awarded for outstanding contributions to fisheries science or conservation. The Prize was instituted in 2008 with...
Source: The Independent DHAKA, MAR 15   A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) and The World Fish Center at  the BARI head office in Joydebpur, Gazipur to promote expansion of the Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia in Bangladesh (CSISA-BD) project funded by USAID, says a press release. The USAID funded CSISA ...
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...
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...
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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