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WorldFish, IRRI and IWMI sign 5-year agreement

Institutional leaders discuss how agreement will accelerate a food system transformation in Southeast Asia.   ...

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Special events: IRRI-IWMI-WorldFish five-year tripartite agreement

Three CGIAR Centers come together on research collaboration in accelerating the global food system transformation aligned with the CGIAR 2030 Plan.

Leaders from International Rice Research Institute, International Water Management Institute and WorldFish signed a five-year tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today, 9th April 2019.

Through this agreements and collaborations, the centers aim to address future sustainability not on single technology but through intersection around food system particularly in Southeast Asia where rice, water, and fish have a direct impact on the livelihood of the farmer but also managing the environmental impact.

WorldFish Director General Dr. Gareth Johnstone shared that the multi-agency partnership provides a strategic push for wider research, promotion, and implementation of integrated rice-fish systems and builds on previous successes of WorldFish and its partners.

Read more on IRRI, WorldFish, and IWMI commit to a food system transformation in Southeast Asia here.

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Los Banos Laguna
Philippines
Date: 
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
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IRRI, WorldFish, and IWMI commit to a food system transformation in Southeast Asia

LOS BANOS LAGUNA – The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), WorldFish, and the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) signed a five-year tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today. The agreement provides a framework for ...

Type: Press Release

Global conference: 12th Asian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum

Theme: Transforming Asian Fisheries and Aquaculture for Sustainable Production and Nutrition

 

The Asian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum (AFAF) is one of the important activities of the Asian Fisheries Society as it provides an international platform for distinguished scientists from all over the world to discuss the issues pertaining to sustainable fisheries and aquaculture in the Asia-Pacific Region. The forum has been convened 11 times to date around the Asian region.

WorldFish Director General, Dr. Gareth Johnstone has been invited as Plenary Speakers in the 12th Asian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum (12AFAF) session as below:

  • Plenary 2: Wednesday, 10 April 2019, 8.30-10.00, Hall B

Feeding billions and nourishing nations: Evidence-based scenarios to transform Asia's fisheries and aquaculture for sustainable production and better nutrition

 

The 12AFAF is organized by the Asian Fisheries Society in partnership with the University of the Philippines Visayas, and the University of the Philippines Visayas Foundation, Inc. as local convenors.

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Iloilo
Philippines
Date: 
Monday, April 8, 2019 to Friday, April 12, 2019
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Resource and Environmental Economics Foundation of the Philippines

http://resenviecon.info Nongovernmental Organization Philippines The Resource and Environmental Economics Foundation of the Philippines (REAP) supports natural resource and environmental sustainability initiatives through critical involvement in ...

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Philippine Agriculture and Resources Research Foundation Inc.

www.facebook.com/PARRFI/ Nongovernmental Organization Philippines The Philippine Agriculture and Resources Research Foundation Inc. (PARRFI) is a private, nonstock, nonprofit, nonpolitical and nonsectarian corporation that assists public and private ...

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Determinants of climate change adaptive behavior in coastal communities in Southeast Asia

This study sought to understand the determinants of autonomous adaptation of households in coastal communities in three countries (Indonesia, the Philippines, and Vietnam) as regards climate change. The study’s main innovation is its focus on households ...

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Figments of fire and forest: Shifting cultivation policy in the Philippines and Indonesia

Shifting cultivation supports around 200 million people in the Asia-Pacific region alone. It is often regarded as a primitive and inefficient form of agriculture that destroys forests, causes soil erosion and robs lowland areas of water. These ...

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Fish, trade and food security: Moving beyond ‘availability’ discourse in marine conservation

The goal of food security increasingly serves as an objective and justification for marine conservation in the global south. In the marine conservation literature this potential link is seldom based upon detailed analysis of the socioeconomic pathways ...

Type: Publication

Intra-household impacts of climate change hazards and autonomous adaptation: Evidence from Bohol, Philippine

This study is an attempt to systematically study the intra-household implications and issues of climate-related shocks or hazards. We look at how the internal dynamics of decision making within the household and the joint adaptive action of household ...

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