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Adaptation Pathways: responding to climate change

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) through its Coral Triangle Initiative (CTI) regional technical assistance (RETA) program is providing technical assistance to five Pacific countries. Through one of its programs - "Strengthening coastal and marine resources management in the Coral Triangle of the...

Advancing aquaculture production with better quality fish seed

The Greater Noakhali and Greater Barisal areas of southern Bangladesh include large numbers of rivers, ponds, floodplains, waterlogged paddy fields, canals and tributaries of the Meghna River. These areas have a long history of fisheries production. In the past, fish farmers have depended on...
Development of African aquaculture needs a whole-industry approach.

African aquaculture: development beyond the fish farm

Despite global hunger declining, the number of people going hungry in Africa remains high with 30% of people reported to be undernourished in 2010. Fish are an important source of food for many African people, providing around 18% of their animal protein, but with a growing and rapidly...

Aquaculture Certification in Thailand

To gain acceptance and remain competitive in international markets, aquaculture producers benefit substantially when their products are accepted by a recognised certification scheme. Statistics suggest that the majority of Asian aquaculture farmers are small-scale producers, but this is the group...

Aquaculture helping to improve health and nutrition in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has made important human development gains in recent years, reflected by reductions in poverty, mortality of children under five, and chronic malnutrition. These gains have been achieved in spite of frequent natural disasters, volatile food/fuel prices, and the effects of climate...

Aquaculture in the Philippines: Building the future

Fish and seafood represent an important source of protein for the average Filipino, at around 41% of animal protein intake. But despite a high demand for fisheries products in the Philippines, and extensive aquatic resources, fish is becoming increasingly unaffordable for the country’s poor due...

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