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Shahnaz is a role model for rural women in fish culture

Shahnaz Dewan, a former elected member of local government, lives in Adabari village in Tangail District, Bangladesh. While Shanaz was engaged in household activity and social work, her husband used traditional methods of raising Indian Major Carp in his pond and she had very little involvement in fish culture.

Technical Partnership to Improve Aquaculture Activity of SHOUHARDO II Program

The sandy beach at Cox’s Bazar stretches unbroken for further than the eye can see, and is the pride of the Bangladeshi people. Located in the country’s southeastern corner, the beach is a popular tourist destination for Bangladeshis and international visitors alike. Despite this, many of the local communities that call Cox’s Bazar home struggle with food insecurity and poverty.

Timor-Leste to tackle poverty and malnutrition with aquaculture

The government of Timor-Leste has developed a National Aquaculture Development Strategy, designed to help reduce high levels of poverty and chronic malnutrition throughout the country.

Introductory remarks on developing inland aquaculture in Solomon Islands

Developing inland aquaculture in Solomon Islands - Presented by Dr. Mike Phillips at the Farmers Workshop, Malaita, Solomon Islands, on the 22nd of April, 2013.

Improving aquaculture feed in Bangladesh

The use of aquaculture feeds in Bangladesh has grown substantially in the past few years, now with over 1 million tonnes of formulated feed being used by aquaculture farmers every year. The rapid growth and use of formulated feeds has helped many aquaculture farmers intensify production and increases yields. The increase in feed use, however, has raised a number of issues, including quality, feed management efficiency and sustainability, among others.

WorldFish Climate change scientists present at Climate-Smart Agriculture Conference

Nhuong Tran presents 'Resilience, adaptability and transformability of coastal aquaculture systems to climate change: the Mekong Delta's case' at the Climate-Smart Agriculture, Global Science Conference, held at the University of California, Davis, from the 20th - 22nd March, 2013.

Considerations about dissemination of improved fish strains for aquaculture

Presented by Dr Curtis Lind, WorldFish Geneticist, on the 21st of March, 2013, at WorldFish: Considerations about dissemination of improved fish strains for aquaculture.

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Strain comparisons in aquaculture species: a manual

When different strains or breeds of a particular species are available, the best choice is seldom immediately obvious for producers. Scientists are also interested in the relative performance of different strains because it provides a basis for recommendations to producers and it often stimulates the conduct of work aimed at unraveling the underlying biological mechanisms involved in the expression of such differences.


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