Despite evidence that sea cucumber is often harvested from the Pacific at an unsustainable rate, a new study has found that Chinese market demand for this revered delicacy remains strong and under weak regulation. In this edition of the WorldFish podcast, WorldFish scientist Hampus Eriksson explains the importance of sea cucumber for Pacific communities and discusses conservation measures to protect these species for future generations.

The project aims at helping the provincial authorities and community affected by the Lower Sesan 2 Hydropower Dam in northeast Cambodia to actively engage in the resettlement planning process for a better future.

Gender inequality doesn’t make sense on any level. Promoting gender equality can reduce extreme poverty and hunger and boost shared prosperity for girls and boys, women and men, around the world.

Gender inequality doesn’t make sense on any level. Promoting gender equality can reduce extreme poverty and hunger and boost shared prosperity for girls and boys, women and men, around the world.

Teaching Egyptian fish farmers the industry’s best aquaculture practices has helped increase their production and income. Strengthening the industry’s small and medium-scale farms will generate new employment opportunities and meet the country’s growing demand for fish.
 
The training is part of the Improving Employment and Income through Development of Egypt’s Aquaculture Sector project, which is funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and aims to create 10,000 new industry jobs.
 

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