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Business as usual not enough to meet future fish demand says new report

A new report notes that the world’s requirement for fish for human consumption in 2030 will exceed the 170 million metric ton trajectory of today’s production system by 62 million metric tons. Getting to Eden, a report from global action network Fishing ...

Type: Press Release

Farmed small fish can significantly reduce Bangladesh vitamin A deficiency

A new study indicates that a long-term commitment to the farming of small fish in Bangladesh could save as many as 3000 lives over an 11-year period. The study focuses on the farming of mola, a small indigenous fish species that can be easily grown in ...

Type: Press Release

Call for action as Lake Nasser fish stocks decline

Attendees at a WorldFish convened workshop in Cairo have called for urgent action including a fisheries management plan for overfished Lake Nasser. The conclusion was reached during the event on fisheries stock assessment in Lake Nasser at the WorldFish ...

Type: Press Release

Transforming aquaculture in Cambodia through introduction of improved tilapia

Aquaculture production in Cambodia has grown by an average 20% per year over the past decade according to official statistics, increasing from less than 50,000 metric tons in 2008 to 207,443 metric tons in 2017. The National Strategic Plan for Aquaculture ...

Type: Publication

How drones are helping WorldFish research in the Pacific

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.  ...

Type: Video

Environmental risk in aquaculture: What do farmers think?

Aquaculture area-based management Fish farming Thailand Vietnam Area-based approaches to address environmental risk are gaining popularity in aquaculture management. New research demonstrates the need to rethink the application of area-based approaches, ...

Type: Story

Gendered ownership of aquaculture resources: Insights from two villages in Bangladesh

Ownership rights are crucial for increasing women’s decision-making power and empowerment outcomes, which in turn will impact household efficiency in agricultural productivity. In Bangladesh, however, there remains a large gendered gap in asset ownership. ...

Type: Publication

Prospects and challenges of fish for food security in Africa

Fish contribute to Africa's food and nutrition security, but future directions for the fish sector remain uncertain. Using a structural foresight modeling approach, this paper examines past, present, and future trends of fish supply and demand in ...

Type: Publication

Fish supply and demand for food security in Sub-Saharan Africa: An analysis of the Zambian fish sector

The demand for fish in Sub-Saharan Africa, as driven by the trend of diet-shift to fish, economic and demographic growth, outstrips supply. The resulting fish deficit is drawing attention of policy makers as it poses threats to economic stability as well ...

Type: Publication

WorldFish and Skretting sign MoU to develop aquaculture in Africa

WorldFish and Skretting have solidified their growing partnership to address food and nutrition security in Africa through collaborative aquaculture support and innovation. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the ...

Type: Press Release

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