Over 100 public and private sector representatives came together recently in Timor-Leste, marking another step toward realizing the potential of fish farming in the country.
Élever une voix unifiée: aider les pêcheurs et les travailleurs de la pêche artisanale africaine à se faire entendre
Bertha Kporvi (interviewee) at Sekondi market selling smoked fish in Sekondi, Ghana. Quarante représentants des organisations régionales et de la pêche artisanale de l'Afrique ont demandé le renforcement des organisations existantes de la pêche artisanale et à la création d'une nouvelle plate-forme panafricaine.
Bertha Kporvi (interviewee) at Sekondi market selling smoked fish in Sekondi, Ghana.Forty representatives of fisheries and regional organizations from across Africa have called for the strengthening of existing small-scale fisheries bodies and the creation of a new pan-African platform.
Water control infrastructure in Myanmar. These sluices are used to stop saltwater intruding up the river and into the irrigation areas, and store water upstream in the dry season.In Myanmar, rice is seen as the main staple food and irrigation infrastructure has expanded to boost its production.
Small motor boats anchored off Uaroana, Atauro Island, Timor-Leste.New research from Timor-Leste has found that nearshore fish aggregating devices (FADs) can significantly increase catch rates by small-scale fishers, and could provide a cost-effective way to boost food and nutrition security in the country.
Respecting the other: Leading practitioner calls for greater research collaboration at MARE conference
A WorldFish honorary fellow has called for scientists and policymakers from around the world to listen and respect each other’s values more to better serve the fisher people of the world.
Gleno hatchery ponds, Timor-Leste. Recommended publications Better management practices for genetically improved farmed tilapia (GIFT) in Timor-Leste Genetically Improved Farmed Tilapia (GIFT) Efforts by WorldFish, development partners and the government to develop aquaculture in Timor-Leste over the last 10 years have shown success, laying … Read the rest
Traditional fish sun drying rack along the Ayeyarwady River, MyanmarWith an extraordinary diversity of ecosystems and fish species, Myanmar ranks among the top-ten fish producers globally. Yet, there is an acute dearth of information on the country’s fisheries. This is particularly inconsistent with the important role of fish for food and nutrition security, being second to rice in terms of food expenditure by Myanmar people.
In Solomon Islands, where coastal resource decline and environmental degradation are increasingly putting livelihoods and food security at risk, the 'lite-touch approach' has been suggested as a more efficient and cost-effective way to establish and spread community-based resource management. The post Lite-touch approach to community-based resource management shows promise in Solomon Islands appeared first on WorldFish Blog.
The effects of climate change are felt differently by men and women. As a result, women need different strategies from men to enable them to adapt, according to recently published WorldFish research from Malawi’s Lake Chilwa Basin. The post Too big to ignore: Why gender matters in Malawi’s fragile Lake Chilwa Basin appeared first on WorldFish Blog.