Our communications team sat down with Alex Tilley, scientist at WorldFish, and Dave Solomon, CEO at Pelagic Data Systems to discuss how WorldFish’s partnership with Pelagic Data Systems (PDS) is transforming data collection in small-scale fisheries. WorldFish: Tell … Read the rest
It is not always clear whether new trends in commercial growth in aquaculture are inclusive of the poor and whether this contributes to reducing poverty and inequality. Integrating smallholders and poor actors into aquaculture value chains using inclusive business models … Read the rest
People who live in developing nations don’t just need income; they also need nourishment Not long ago, fish of all kinds, including tuna, snapper and grouper, caught in coral reefs and mangrove forests of Pacific island nations like the Solomon … Read the rest
WorldFish attending the 10th People and the Sea (MARE) Conference In many ways, the attendance of WorldFish at this years’ MARE People and the Sea conference provided opportunities to reflect on our efforts and exchange with leading scientists on how … Read the rest
The Summer School At the close of MARE 2019, WorldFish adjunct Professor John Kurien, issued a challenge to young scientists: “Can you work towards creating a just, joyfully gendered and fruitful future for people and the sea?” In this … Read the rest
Fisheries are critically important to nutrition and food security around the world. The total global value of caught wild fish and aquaculture was estimated to be USD362 billion in 2016, with fish accounting for 17% of global animal protein consumption … Read the rest
Fish harvested from naturally occurring stocks in ocean, coastal and inland waters are crucial to livelihoods, and food and nutrition security around the world. With that in mind, the FAO International Symposium on Fisheries Sustainability, which counted WorldFish among … Read the rest
A new report estimates that the ocean could provide six times more food than it does today – including more than two-thirds of the protein needed to feed the future world population – provided it is sustainably managed. The report, … Read the rest
The world’s second most farmed fish, tilapia, is under threat from a highly contagious disease called Tilapia lake virus (TiLV). With a mortality rate of up to 90% and no vaccine or treatment commercially available, the disease has raised … Read the rest
A new report from the World Resources Institute highlights the key role of fish – from wild fisheries and sustainable aquaculture – in achieving sustainable food systems by 2050. Creating a Sustainable Food Future proposes various options for producing enough … Read the rest


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