WorldFish scientist Alex Tilley talks about his winning proposal for the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture's 2018 Inspire Challenge.
Improving fishing and fish trading practices to reduce waste and loss and strengthen rural livelihoods is a key objective for WorldFish and its national development partners.
The role of fish and fisheries for the life of people in the Pacific is most evident when observing from above the sea of islands that make up this vast ocean space. It is an irreplaceable source of nutrition for island dwellers.
This series of short instructive videos is designed to reduce the mystery around successful scientific publication. The series of 13 short videos step through the process of scientific writing, structuring a journal article and successfully navigating the peer review process.
Aswan, home of Lake Nasser, has one of the highest unemployment rates in Upper Egypt. In the wake of Egypt’s 2011 uprising, governorates like Aswan that were heavily reliant on tourism suffered economic hardships, further exacerbating the persistent unemployment problem.
Today, people around the world are celebrating the International Day of Rural Women, which recognizes the invaluable contribution of rural women to the sustainability, food security and wellbeing of rural communities. To mark the day, we created and invite you to watch our video tribute to rural women in fisheries and aquaculture.
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.