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Sheltered marketplaces offer security and profits for women fish retailers

Women fish retailers are forced to sell their fish along roadsides or in front of shops, exposed to extreme heat during Egypt’s summer. They are often unwelcome in these locations.  “People used to kick us off the street refusing our presence, as we sit in front of their houses. The people were even showering the streets with water to stop us from sitting there,” explains Rasha Eid Abdallah who sold fish along the roadside to support her family.

Increased consumption of small fishes effective for mother, child health

Increased consumption of micronutrient-rich small fishes can effectively meet nutritional demand of malnourished children, pregnant women and lactating mothers in building a healthier generation.

Access to innovations transforms the lives of women fish processors

Moving along the shores of Lake Chilwa in Malawi selling cooked cassava and fritters was once a typical day for 30-year-old Ida Likhomo.

Tonle Sap scoping report

The scoping mission team was composed of 14 people representing research institutions (RUPP), government (FiA, IFReDI), NGOs (ANKO, ADIC) and CGIAR institutions (WorldFish and Bioversity).

Annual report 2012/13

This Annual Report provides just a few examples of the pathways through which our work delivers benefits to poor people who rely on fish for food. You will find stories about:
 

Destruction of the Don: Dam Project Threatens Food Security on the Mekong

Peering into the early morning mist created by thousands of tonnes of Mekong water collapsing from Laos into nearby Cambodia, I was surprised when a small black shape emerged.
 

Making a Difference

A poster by Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems. Early program achievements:  In 2012 improved technologies enhanced productivity of Bangladesh fish ponds and generated...

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