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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

WorldFish HQ events: Tilapia BMP Workshop

Tilapia Better Management Practices (BMP) Workshop

Tilapia is the world’s second most important farmed fish after carp and its global production now standings close to 7.0 million tonnes and valued at over USD 9.8B.

WorldFish Director of Aquaculture and Fisheries Sciences, Dr. Michael Phillips together with WorldFish researchers and partners has played a central role in producing improved strains of Oreochromis niloticus in Asia (GIFT strain), Egypt (Abbassa strain), Ghana (Akosombo strain) and Malawi (Oreochromis shiranus strain). 

The Tilapia BMP workshop aims to gathered key people from focal and scaling countries involved in breeding, dissemination, and farming of Tilapia and agrees on the single approach through one well-coordinated team to coordinate and facilitate the process of developing Tilapia BMP products at global and country levels through.

Better Management Practices (BMPs) refers to a set of standardized management guidelines that are developed, based on existing practices and associated risks, as determined in consultation with scientists and farming practitioners and relevant industry stakeholders.

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Location: 
Abbasa
Egypt
Date: 
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 to Wednesday, January 30, 2019
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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

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

Basic biosecurity manual for tilapia hatchery technicians in Bangladesh

With the onset of Tilapia Lake Virus (TiLV) outbreaks in several Asian countries, WorldFish, in collaboration with Bangladesh’s Department of Fisheries, has developed a program to improve biosecurity in the tilapia industry throughout the country. As the ...

Type: Publication

Gender in the farmed fish value chain of Bangladesh: A review of the evidence and development approaches

Bangladesh is the world’s fifth-largest aquaculture producer, and statistics indicate that aquaculture now makes up about 56% of the country’s total fish production in terms of value. In Bangladesh, fish is the most important food after rice. Bangladesh ...

Type: Publication

WorldFish in Tanzania

Fisheries are an important source of food, income and nutrition in Tanzania, where 25% of the country’s population depends on coastal resources or inland lakes for their livelihoods. Over 180,000 people are employed in the fisheries sector, with a further ...

Type: Publication

Tilapia health research 2017-2022: Priorities and partnerships

The CGIAR Research Program on Fish Agri-Food Systems (FISH) focuses on the interlinked challenges of sustainable aquaculture and small-scale fisheries (SSFs), and enhancing the contribution of fish to poverty reduction, improved human nutrition and ...

Type: Publication

Aquaculture technologies and best management practices training program

The aquaculture technologies and best management practices training is a 2-week course designed for any professional working in aquaculture Africa or other parts around of world. The course covers the basics of farming aquatic animals in fresh and marine ...

Type: Publication

An assessment of chemical and biological product use in aquaculture in Bangladesh

The aim of this study is to describe current chemical use practices in the aquaculture sector of Bangladesh and to identify the factors that influence them. A survey on the use of chemical and biological products was performed between November 2011 and ...

Type: Publication

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