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Higher fish but lower micronutrient intakes: Temporal changes in fish consumption from capture fisheries and aquaculture in Bangladesh

This study shows people in Bangladesh are now eating 30% more fish than they did 20 years ago, but they are getting a smaller amount of important nutrients from it. The results challenge the conventional narrative that increases in food supply lead to ...

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The impacts of integrated homestead pond-dike systems in relation to production, consumption and seasonality in central north Bangladesh

The roles of homestead ponds and surrounding dike production of vegetables on farms in peri-urban and rural communities in central north Bangladesh were assessed. The study supports the view that small homestead ponds can contribute to the wider food ...

Type: Publication

Measuring the potential for sustainable intensification of aquaculture in Bangladesh using Life Cycle Assessment

Aquaculture has only recently begun to make significant contributions to the global food system but is undergoing rapid growth and intensification. Identifying the most sustainable intensification options for aquaculture provides an opportunity to avoid ...

Type: Publication

Outcome Journal. Aquaculture for Income and Nutrition

Funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the five-year Aquaculture for Income and Nutrition (AIN) project improved income and nutrition for thousands of Bangladeshis. AIN aimed to increase aquaculture productivity by ...

Type: Publication

Portable ponds for communities in need

To address the extreme food insecurity of the poor households in Bangladesh, WorldFish has designed a portable small pond which can hold fish in it and at the same time, provide water for horticulture. Trials began in 2014 when these 'WISH' ...

Type: Publication

Production economics of striped catfish (Pangasianodon hypophthalmus, Sauvage, 1878) farming under polyculture system in Bangladesh

Fish is the main animal-source food consumed, accounting for 60% of animal protein intake and is the most frequently consumed nutrient rich food in Bangladesh Pangasius is now the most consumed fish in rural areas of Bangladesh. Pangasius aquaculture has ...

Type: Publication

The role of infectious disease impact in informing decision-making for animal health management in aquaculture systems in Bangladesh

The aquaculture sector in Bangladesh is an important employer and a significant source of foreign exchange. In addition, it contributes significantly to food security due to the role of fish in peoples’ diets, the most important source of protein and ...

Type: Publication

Reimagining large-scale open-water fisheries governance through adaptive comanagement in hilsa shad sanctuaries

Almost a half million fishers in Bangladesh are predominantly reliant on the hilsa shad (Tenualosa ilisha) fishery in the Meghna River and estuarine ecosystem. This paper adopts a broadened concept of social-ecological traps to frame the complex dynamics ...

Type: Publication

Social considerations of large river sanctuaries: A case study from the hilsa shad fishery in Bangladesh

The establishment of a sanctuary is often suggested as an effective strategy for ecological restoration, though social aspects of such attempts are often overlooked. This study analyzed the socioeconomic status of 248 fishing households who are dependent ...

Type: Publication

Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar (BCIM) Economic Corridor: Challenges and prospects

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), ostensibly a connectivity and developmental program, was launched by the Chinese President Xi Jinping with the primary objective of connecting the common people in Asia through trade, infrastructure and culture. The ...

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