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Aquaculture and food security, poverty alleviation and nutrition in Ghana: Case study prepared for the Aquaculture for Food Security, Poverty Alleviation and Nutrition project

This study provides an overview of the aquaculture sector in Ghana. It assesses the actual and potential contribution of aquaculture to poverty reduction and food security, and identifies enabling conditions for and drivers of the development of Ghana’s aquaculture sector. The study uses data collected from a variety of primary and secondary sources, including key informant interviews with actors within the aquaculture sector and relevant secondary literature.

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.

This is a password protected presentation. Please contact Curtis Lind for the details.
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.

 

Meeting Food and Nutrition Needs of the Poor: Role of Fish and Opportunities/Challenges of Aquaculture

People who are food and nutrition insecure largely reside in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa and for many, fish represents a rich source of protein, micronutrients and essential fatty acids.

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