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WorldFish through the CGIAR Research Program FISH is supporting small-scale fish farmers, enabling the fast-growing aquaculture sector to create jobs and boost the health and incomes of the poor.
Poor households in Sylhet division are being trained and supported to grow fish and vegetables on their homesteads, which is helping to combat widespread undernutrition by boosting consumption of nutritious food and increasing household income.
As part of the CGIAR Research Program on Fish (FISH), WorldFish is teaching rural households in Myanmar to grow micronutrient-rich small fish alongside carp—an approach that research shows can boost consumption of fish and impact on nutrition outcomes.
Drama skits that challenge gender norms have enabled women processors in the Barotse Floodplain to adopt and equitably benefit from improved processing technologies that reduce fish losses
WorldFish research on fisheries governance and food security is helping fishers and traders improve the resilience and productivity of small-scale fisheries and gain a voice in global and regional policy.
In Bangladesh, WorldFish provides training to rural fishing communities and research-backed advice to policymakers on conserving hilsa, which is helping boost fish stocks and strengthen livelihoods
Reformed pan-Africa policies and one-stop border posts enable fish traders and processors to conduct easier and more equitable cross-border trade
Enabling women to fully engage in and benefit from aquaculture and fisheries can boost production, reduce poverty and enhance nutrition security for millions of fish-dependent households.
Skills training, subsidized equipment and access to low-cost credit are enabling women fish retailers in Egypt to overcome their daily problems and increase sales