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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

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

Investment in aquaculture essential to meet Africa’s food demand

Investment in Africa’s aquaculture sector could see production increase six-fold from 2.9 million metric tons to 19 million metric tons a year. Conversely, without science-based solutions, aquaculture production will stagnate and annual per capita fish ...

Type: Story

Digital platform to provide aquaculture advisory services to small-scale fish farmers in Bangladesh

A new agreement with ACI Agribusiness, a leading aggregator of agri inputs in Bangladesh, will provide timely and affordable access to digital advisory services to small-scale fish farmers and their local service providers. Aquaculture Bangladesh Feed the ...

Type: Story

Aquaculture technologies and best management practices training program

The aquaculture technologies and best management practices training is a two-week course for any professional working in fish farm management, aquaculture research, teaching or extension in Africa and beyond. The course is highly interactive. You will ...

Type: Publication

Hearing, counting and empowering women: GAF7 conference showcases gender equality progress and challenges

These were the key themes that emerged from ‘Expanding the Horizons’,  the FISH-sponsored  7th Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries conference  (GAF7) in Bangkok on 18-21 October 2018. The conference brought together around 150 experts, researchers and ...

Type: Story

Resource management and training supports youth employment in Egypt’s Lake Nasser

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 ...

Type: Video

Seasonal loans and marketing training lead to aquaculture success for small-scale farmers in Sierra Leone

In Sierra Leone, Tonkolili District is one of the poorest and most nutritionally insecure regions, with a 25 percent childhood stunting rate. Involving poor farmers in small-scale aquaculture, particularly with a business focus, has huge potential to help ...

Type: Story

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