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Innovative program to boost African fish trade and improve livelihoods

WorldFish, African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Planning and Coordinating Agency recently launched an innovative program that will improve the quality of life for small-scale fish traders in Africa, many of whom are women. The fish trade is crucial to ensuring food security in Africa, supporting livelihoods and promoting economic development.
 

Egyptian aquaculture sector plans for further growth

Stakeholders from Egypt’s $1.5 billion aquaculture industry will come together in Cairo this week to discuss future development of the sector.

WorldFish aquaculturalist named winner of the 2005 world food prize

Dr. Modadugu Gupta, Senior Research Fellow, won the 2005 World Food Prize for his work to enhance the nutrition of over one million people, mostly very poor women, through the expansion of aquaculture and fish farming in south and southeast Asia and Africa. read full story
 

WorldFish Incubator

 
WorldFish Incubator bridges the gap between scientific research and business by supporting investment in sustainable small- and medium-sized aquaculture enterprises in Africa, Asia and the Pacific.
 

Assessment of agrobiodiversity resources in the Borotse flood plain, Zambia

Concerns about perceived loss of indigenous materials emerged from multiple stakeholders  during consultations to plan and design the CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural  Systems for the Borotse hub in Zambia’s Western Province.

Strategies for influence: 'Small fish" vs "central players"

Presented by Dr. David Mills, WorldFish, Wednesday 11th September. Dave says: “It goes without saying that WorldFish and partners work across amazingly diverse systems. Competencies and capacities in areas of governance, management and science vary hugely from place to place.

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Wednesday, September 11, 2013

How fish can feed Africa

This is a joint post with Malcolm Dickson, senior scientist and IEIDEAS project leader at WorldFish.

 

Record-breaking year for aquaculture training in Egypt

WorldFish and the Improving Employment and Incomes through Development of Egypt’s Aquaculture Sector (IEIDEAS) project delivered training in ‘Best Management Practices’ to more than 1400 fish farmers in 2013.

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