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Nile tilapia 'super strains' to help Philippines

A project to identify Nile tilapia ‘super strains’ in the Philippines will help to increase the living standards of poor fish farmers and consumers, create new employment opportunities and provide food security across the nation. Nile tilapia (Oreochromis ...

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Increased productivity in Ghana from fast-growing Nile tilapia

An improved breed of Nile tilapia that grows 30% faster than non-improved strains is helping to increase aquaculture productivity and food security in Ghana. The Water Research Institute (WRI), in partnership with WorldFish, has developed the Akosombo ...

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Improved breeding of Nile tilapia leads to productivity gains

Two improved strains of Nile tilapia that grow 30% faster and heavier than non-improved strains are helping to increase aquaculture productivity and food security in West Africa and Egypt. WorldFish has been working with partners on two breeding programs ...

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Open day highlights improvements in Egyptian aquaculture

WorldFish hosted an open day on Monday 15 October 2012 at its Abbassa research center in Sharkia, Egypt to showcase its latest research and development initiatives, with the support of the Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, Dr. Salah Abdel ...

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SPRING and WorldFish to work together towards improved nutritional health in Bangladesh

WorldFish and SPRING Bangladesh signed a letter of collaboration (LOC) on Wednesday 8 August 2012, signifying their commitment to work together to improve the nutritional status of women and young children in the Barisal and Khulna divisions in Bangladesh ...

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WorldFish releases comprehensive briefing note revealing shocking information on drying of chilwa lake in Malawi

WorldFish, an international, nonprofit research organization dedicated to reducing poverty and hunger by improving fisheries and aquaculture, has released a detailed report discussing evidences of drying of Lake Chilwa in Malawi. The briefing note has ...

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Announcing the WorldFish Board Awards 2011

WorldFish has announced the three winners of this year's Board of Trustees awards in recognition of outstanding achievements by staff from offices worldwide. Dr. Stephen Hall, Director General of WorldFish, presented the awards at the center's ...

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Save the Children joins WordFish-backed Feed the Future project

Save the Children is the latest organization to lend support to the Feed the Future aquaculture project in Bangladesh, enabling another 12,000 households to join the scheme. Feed the Future is a 5-year USAID-funded scheme. Households who join are provided ...

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WorldFish Director General Stephen Hall launches aquaculture podcast

WorldFish Director General Stephen Hall's essential aquaculture blog, Expiscor, is now available for mobile devices as a downloadable podcast at the iTunes Store and for viewing on the WorldFish YouTube channel. The new podcast service aims to be the ...

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WorldFish and BRAC form partnership to boost Bangladesh aquaculture

WorldFish and the Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) have signed a joint memorandum of understanding to help improve aquaculture-agriculture technologies in Khulna and Barisal, Bangladesh. "The two partners will work together to improve ...

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