In Zambia, villagers along the shores of Lake Kariba face conflicts over the use of natural resources. Amid rising competition among different users, the Zambian government worked with WorldFish and local partners to facilitate a multi-stakeholder dialogue process called 'Collaborating for Resilience' to address the root causes of the conflict. Find out more at

In Tanzania, illegal and destructive fishing practices threaten environmental sustainability and the livelihoods of small-scale fishers. The future of several communities reliant on fisheries depends on finding a more effective ways of managing natural resources. WorldFish collaborated with local partners to educate fishers on the dangers of destructive fishing practices to help secure a healthy ocean for future generations.

With our global population projected to reach more than 9 billion by 2050, aquaculture will need to more than double from today’s level in order to satisfy the growing demand for fish. WorldFish Director of Aquaculture and Genetics, Dr. Michael Phillips, explains the benefits, and the risks, of intensifying aquaculture.

Globally, more than 600 million women are small-scale farmers and landless workers. WorldFish endeavors to integrate gender concerns in agricultural development and support small-scale women farmers. In this video, twelve women from around the world share their daily challenges, experiences, and hopes for the future.

Part of a series of WorldFish ( this video provides advice on selecting the best site for an aquaculture pond and how to prepare the pond for fish.