Shakuntala Thilsted, WorldFish’s Program Leader, Value Chains and Nutrition, explains how fish can be integrated into agricultural production systems – such as rice systems in Asia – to make up the foods needed in a nutritious diet.

Senior officials and aquaculture advisors from Solomon Islands’ Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources visited Timor-Leste in April 2018 to learn about WorldFish’s aquaculture activities, including genetically improved farmed tilapia (GIFT) seed production and dissemination. 

In the face of rising fish production costs such as feed and land rental, Egyptian farmers are looking for innovative and sustainable ways to ensure higher productivity and profitability.

As the world progresses towards an uncertain future, the assumptions we have are incredibly important to consider. Join Cynthia McDougall in an exploration of Zero Sum situations where one must lose for another to gain in the areas of gender equality, and how the future changes everything.

WorldFish scientists worked with Save the Children, as part of the Rice Field Fisheries project, on implementing their NOURISH project to promote fish powder for children’s nutrition. NOURISH created a series of short films for television, one of which deals with covers a range of child care and feeding practices – including fish powder. View the TV Spot here.

 

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