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Fish from Lake Nasser are an important source of animal protein in Upper Egypt. However, stocks are overfished and catches are decreasing. In 2017, WorldFish, as part of the Youth Employment in Aswan Governorate: Extension of Fisheries and Aquaculture Interventions project, conducted a stock assessment study to gather information and data to develop a fishery management plan.

This booklet presents stories of women fish retailers in the governorates of Kafr El-Sheikh (Lower Egypt) and Fayoum (Upper Egypt). The livelihoods of these women retailers were supported by several market interventions implemented under the Sustainable Transformation of Egypt’s Aquaculture Market System (STREAMS) project.

Since 2015, United Purpose (Former Concern Universal) has been implementing the Improving Food Security and Livelihoods project in Bangladesh in partnership with WorldFish and Helvetas, promoting better informal services and networking among rural farmers. The project, funded by UKAid, was designed to improve food security and livelihoods for some of the poorest and most vulnerable people in south western Bangladesh.