FishTrade is a pan-African project that aims to strengthen the continent’s great potential for increased trade in fish. In this edition of the WorldFish podcast we are joined by project leader Sloans Chimatiro calling from Malawi to tell us more about this European Union funded project.
WorldFish is an international, nonprofit research organization that harnesses the potential of fisheries and aquaculture to reduce hunger and poverty. Globally, more than one billion people obtain most of their animal protein from fish and approximately 800 million depend on fisheries and aquaculture for their livelihoods.
The USAID-funded Aquaculture for Income and Nutrition (AIN) project aims to improve household income and nutrition and create employment opportunities through investments in aquaculture, including fish production.
Community members and leaders in the coastal districts of Atauro and Batugade in Timor-Leste learn how to protect their livelihoods against climate change by using community-based adaptation processes.
The traditional diet in Solomon Islands used to consist of fish and locally grown vegetables. However, this has changed in recent decades with today’s diet characterized by large amounts of carbohydrate staples and a heavily reliance on imported, processed food.