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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

Two Swiss-funded projects by WorldFish boost profitability of 4000 fish farmers by 13% and result in loans for 1000 women entrepreneurs surpassing 2 million Egyptian pounds.

Cairo, Egypt- The closing of the Swiss-funded Sustainable Transformation of Egypt’s Aquaculture Market Systems (STREAMS) and the Youth Employment in Aswan Governorate (YEAG) projects took place on 22 May in Cairo, Egypt in the presence of the Minister of ...

Type: Press Release

How scientific evidence can build cross-sector bridges for a better blue economy: Five questions with Dr. Gareth Johnstone, WorldFish DG

The oceans’ resources are critical to life on earth, ranging from providing fish to enabling sea transport, and from mitigating climate change to tourism. These economic sectors and related policies together determine whether the use of oceanic resources ...

Type: Story

Multi-scale policy diffusion and translation in Pacific Island coastal fisheries

Multilateral consensus forged among heads of states must be value-additive and relevant at the national level to facilitate on-ground implementation. Yet, despite general optimism and advances in policy understanding, multi-scale diffusion remains a ...

Type: Publication

Situating human rights in the context of fishing rights: Contributions and contradictions

Human rights have become a salient topic in fisheries governance. This paper clarifies key terms involved in a human rights-based approach as they pertain to fishing rights. Four conceptual tension between human rights and fishing rights are discussed. ...

Type: Publication

Strengthening and scaling community-based approaches to Pacific coastal fisheries management in support of the New Song

In the small island developing states of the Pacific, catching, trading and eating fish are central to the way of life and local and national economies. Local and external pressures on marine resources, and high reliance on fisheries as a livelihood, mean ...

Type: Project

Global conference: 12th Asian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum

Theme: Transforming Asian Fisheries and Aquaculture for Sustainable Production and Nutrition


The Asian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum (AFAF) is one of the important activities of the Asian Fisheries Society as it provides an international platform for distinguished scientists from all over the world to discuss the issues pertaining to sustainable fisheries and aquaculture in the Asia-Pacific Region. The forum has been convened 11 times to date around the Asian region.

WorldFish Director General, Dr. Gareth Johnstone has been invited as Plenary Speakers in the 12th Asian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum (12AFAF) session as below:

  • Plenary 2: Wednesday, 10 April 2019, 8.30-10.00, Hall B

Feeding billions and nourishing nations: Evidence-based scenarios to transform Asia's fisheries and aquaculture for sustainable production and better nutrition


The 12AFAF is organized by the Asian Fisheries Society in partnership with the University of the Philippines Visayas, and the University of the Philippines Visayas Foundation, Inc. as local convenors.

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Monday, April 8, 2019 to Friday, April 12, 2019
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Management plan for the Lake Nasser fishery

Fish from Lake Nasser are an important source of animal protein in Upper Egypt. However, stocks are overfished and catches are decreasing. In 2017, WorldFish, as part of the Youth Employment in Aswan Governorate: Extension of Fisheries and Aquaculture ...

Type: Publication

Colaboración para la creación de resiliencia: una guía para profesionales

Colaborating for Resilience tiene como objetivo catalizar el cambio institucional a fin de abordar desafíos comunes en la gestión de los recursos naturales. En este manual se presenta un método para organizar el diálogo,emprender acciones conjuntas y ...

Type: Publication

Community-based fisheries management approach adopted in Bangladesh

The Community Based Fisheries Management (CBFM) Project, funded by the Ford Foundation (1994-1999) and the UK Government’s Department for International Development (2002- 2006), aimed to promote the sustainable use of, and equitable distribution of ...

Type: Publication