Do you have what it takes to make a difference in the nutrition and livelihoods of millions of people in developing countries? Are you passionate about achieving the Global Sustainable Goals within our planetary boundaries?

Our team of exceptional researchers and professionals might be the right place for you.

WorldFish is an international, nonprofit research and innovation institution that creates, advances and translates aquatic food systems science into scalable solutions for healthy people and planet. For over 45-years, WorldFish’s data, evidence and insights have shaped practices, policies and investments to end hunger and advance sustainable development in low- and middle-income countries.

WorldFish makes part of One CGIAR, the world’s largest agricultural innovation network. Embedded in local, national and international partnerships WorldFish sets agendas, builds capacities and supports decision-making for climate action, food and nutrition security, sustainable fisheries and aquaculture, blue economy, OneHealth and AgriTech, integrating gender, youth and social inclusion.

WorldFish provides a dynamic, multicultural work environment that reflects our values of gender equality, teamwork and respect for diversity. We offer competitive compensation and benefit packages. We also support flexible work arrangements.

You do not need specialist knowledge of fisheries or aquaculture to work at WorldFish. We seek people with exceptional enthusiasm, ability and character. Finding the right people is our most important goal.

Our Gender, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

WorldFish has seven offices across Asia, Africa and the Pacific, with more than 400 staff and 27 nationalities who contribute to a dynamic multicultural work environment.

WorldFish is committed to promoting a work environment where diversity and inclusion is valued and we seek to have gender balance in the organization, including in our leadership team. We aim to also seek balance across other diversity dimensions.

People in WorldFish are treated equally irrespective of gender, ethnicity/race, national or social origin, disability, religion, political affiliation, age, family size, marital status or any other form of personal identity.


Executive Director, Business Development and Partnerships

Closing date: 22 June 2020
Category: International
Location: Penang, Malaysia

Request for Proposal (RFP) to conduct a final evaluation of the FishTrade project

Please refer to the terms of reference here and follow the instructions to submit your application. Closing date is 11 November 2019.

Blockchain Experts Wanted

WorldFish-led, Feed the Future Bangladesh Aquaculture & Nutrition Activity (BANA), funded by United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is beginning the exploration of the use of blockchain technology in food traceability for food safety.

Experts in blockchain are requested to present their qualifications. BANA would like to discuss the feasibility of this with local experts.

If interested, please send a summary of your qualifications to by 7 September 2019.