The WorldFish Research and Innovation Strategy 2020-2030: Aquatic Foods for Healthy People and Planet charts a decade-long aquatic foods agenda toward sustainable and equitable global food systems. The strategy sets WorldFish's areas of impact, research priorities and innovation partnerships on a pathway to end hunger and advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 by transforming food, land and water systems with aquatic foods.
A webinar series to explore the potential for incorporating fisheries and aquaculture into water management and irrigation.
Date: Thursday, 28 January 2021
Time: 14:00 – 18:00 (UTC+8)
FAO will be hosting the Thirty-fourth Session of the Committee (COFI34), a virtual dialogue to examine fisheries and aquaculture governance and development.
Date: Monday-Friday, 1-5 February 2021
Time: 16:30 (UTC+8)
The FAO Committee on Fisheries (COFI) brings together policymakers, researchers, industry representatives and civil society groups from across the world to consider the latest initiatives, regulations and research in the areas of fisheries and aquaculture governance and development.
An international fisheries conference to discuss the latest advances in global fisheries.
Date: Monday-Friday, 20-24 September 2021
*Stay tuned for the registration link for virtual audience*
The 8th World Fisheries Congress will be the largest gathering of research, industry and management sectors in Adelaide, Australia aimed at fostering cooperation and engagement to boost commercial, recreational and indigenous fisheries production and management.
The WorldFish mission is to strengthen livelihoods and enhance food and nutrition security by improving fisheries and aquaculture. We pursue this through research partnerships focused on helping those who stand to benefit the most—poor producers and consumers, women and children This strategy details the ambitious impact targets we have embraced, which are aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and charts our course to achieve them.
The WorldFish mission is to strengthen livelihoods and enhance food and nutrition security by improving fisheries and aquaculture. WorldFish pursues this mission through research and development partnerships focused on helping those who stand to benefit the most: poor producers and consumers, women and children.
WorldFish focuses on testing technologies that improve the productivity of fisheries and aquaculture and strengthen value chains to increase incomes of fishdependent people in Zambia and throughout sub-Saharan Africa. WorldFish works in the Barotse Floodplain of western Zambia where its research focuses on testing improved fish processing technologies and social innovations to reduce post-harvest losses and improve gender relations throughout the fishery value chain.
WorldFish works with the Cambodian Government and development partners to support increased productivity and investment in the agriculture and fisheries sectors in Cambodia. Research focuses on how best to improve productivity and resilience of wild fisheries in human modified environments such as rice fields and reservoirs, role of fish in nutrition security of women and children, and benefitsharing in land and water management.