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Informal fish retailing in rural Egypt: Opportunities to enhance income and work conditions for women and men

Poor rural consumers benefit from Egypt’s aquaculture sector through access to small and medium-sized farmed tilapia sold by informal fish retailers, many of whom are women.

Agriculture, irrigation and poverty reduction in Cambodia: Policy narratives and ground realities compared

This report is a contribution to an assessment of the current status of agriculture in Cambodia, focusing on the linkages between agriculture and water, mainly in the form of irrigation.

Fishing for solutions to malnutrition in Bangladesh

In Bangladesh, where half the population lives below the poverty line, a UN-funded programme has been working with farmers to breed nutrient-dense small fish for communities.

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).

Can aquaculture benefit the extreme poor?

The Adivasi Fisheries Project, aimed at diversifying livelihood options for resource-poor Adivasi (ethnic) communities in the North and Northwest of Bangladesh, was implemented during 2007–9.
 

Improved fish seeds and skills changed the business of Mosaref

Fourteen years ago Md. Mosaref Sikdar launched his carp nursery on a 60 decimal pond. He worked without prior knowledge or external assistance of any kind. His trial-and-error methods have taught him a lot, and at times cost him too much.

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