Role of homestead farming systems in the livelihoods and food security of poor farmers in southern Bangladesh

Areas in southern Bangladesh share common economic prospects but also challenges. The vast region is already undergoing adverse effects from natural disasters, such as tropical cyclones and accompanying storm surges. Integrated farming, with poultry, fish and crops, can play a significant role in increasing manifold production, income, nutrition and employment opportunities for rural populations in the southern part of the country.

Nutrition approaches in the Fish for Livelihoods project (Burmese version)

This document is a guideline about the nutrition approaches to be followed in Fish for Livelihoods project. Development and printing of communication materials on nutrition and WASH based on the Essential Nutrition Actions and Essential Health Actions messages; includes the importance on consumption of micronutrients rich small fish (SIS), farming SIS, etc.

 

Nutrition and COVID-19

This document captures the information on basic nutrition available to consume fish, vegetables, and other nutritious food. It demonstrates that how less intake of nutrition leads to the malnutrition. Furthermore, the importnance of WASH, hygiene, and hand washing practice was discussed in the document.

 

Nutrition approaches in the Fish for Livelihoods project

This document provides a common understanding among stakeholders (staff from implementing partners, WorldFish staff, donors, communities) on the approaches undertaken throughout the project. These approaches are based on experience from other WorldFish projects, both in Myanmar and in neighboring countries. This document serves only as a guide, so feedback and recommendations from stakeholders are welcome.

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