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Dream of a different life in Bangladesh

Without access to training or resources many of Bangladesh’s poor rural farmers, like  Bilal  and  Sufia   Mallick, struggle to make a living from their household ponds. ...

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Head above water: fish farming in Bangladesh

More than 700 million people globally depend on aquatic agricultural systems for their livelihoods. Living in coastal zones and along river floodplains, these communities are often not only poor but also vulnerable to climate change, sea-level rises and ...

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Simple Technology Improves hatchery production scenario in Bangladesh

Most of the fish hatcheries of Bangladesh are situated at Jessore district. Oxygen concentration in the water of these hatcheries is very low and carbon dioxide level is higher than desired. These factors lead to very low survival rates of hatchlings and ...

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Training equips rural women with agricultural and business skills

A training program to enhance the entrepreneurial and agriculture technology skills of a network of rural women called ‘Info Ladies’ was held this week from 26 to 28 February. ‘Info Ladies’ are equipped with a bicycle and laptop computer, and travel to ...

Type: Press Release

Bangladeshi communities help to plan research agenda

Farmers from southwest Bangladesh attended a knowledge fair hosted earlier this month by WorldFish to collaborate on the design of a research project to achieve their community-led objectives. Over the past 3 months, men and women from across 16 villages ...

Type: Press Release

Feed the Future Aquaculture Project in WorldFish, Bangladesh

Funded by USAID Aquaculture for Income and Nutrition (AIN) Bangladesh ...

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Rural women farmers play vital role in eradicating poverty and hunger

Rural women play a major role in improving the overall well-being of their households and communities by achieving food and nutrition security, generating income and improving rural livelihoods. However, they face various constraints which hamper their ...

Type: Press Release

Gender equity contributes to a disaster resilient society

The International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) was observed at the weekend with a rally and seminar held at the University of Dhaka. Participating in the rally was WorldFish Bangladesh and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). The ...

Type: Press Release

SPRING and WorldFish to work together towards improved nutritional health in Bangladesh

WorldFish and SPRING Bangladesh signed a letter of collaboration (LOC) on Wednesday 8 August 2012, signifying their commitment to work together to improve the nutritional status of women and young children in the Barisal and Khulna divisions in Bangladesh ...

Type: Press Release

Farming Waters, Changing Lives

Climate change, sea level rise, increased salinity; these are some of the challenges to development in Bangladesh. The CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems is working in Bangladesh to help small-scale fish farmers improve their lives ...

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