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Securing a just space for small-scale fisheries in the blue economy

The vast development opportunities offered by the world’s coasts and oceans have attracted the attention of governments, private enterprises, philanthropic organizations and international conservation organizations. High-profile dialogue and policy ...

Type: Publication

Improving Food Security and Livelihoods of Poor Farming Households (IFSL)

The Improving Food Security and Livelihoods of Poor Farming Households (IFSL) project aims to assist 180,000 smallholder farmers in Bangladesh by improving access to appropriate technical advice and affordable inputs as well as business and marketing ...

Type: Project

Resources for women's agency, household food security, and women's dietary diversity in urban Bangladesh

In Bangladesh, up to 45% of the population was living in urban areas as of 2010, and the estimated prevalence of urban poverty was approximately 20%. Yet, very little is known about the food security and diets of the urban poor. To date, studies of the ...

Type: Publication

FISH events: Visioning for a Learning Hub of Excellence

WorldFish researchers from Solomon Islands, Timor Leste and partner organization, James Cook University are meeting next week at the Nusa Tupe Research Station in Western Province of Solomon Islands.

For 20 years, WorldFish research in the Solomon Islands has sought to improve the performance of fisheries and aquaculture for food security and human wellbeing. Insights from this work are shared across the Pacific region.

In this week meeting, FISH Flagship Leader Sustaining Small-Scale Fisheries, Dr. Phillippa Cohen, and WorldFish Country Director Solomon Islands, Dr. Delvene Boso together with a team of researchers will be gathered in Solomon Islands Nusa Tupe research station to refine and further develop plans of the four major research pillars that fall under the FISH CRP: 

  • Nutrition-sensitive approaches to fisheries management and value chains
  • Gender-inclusive community-based, co-management of fisheries resources
  • Resilient and equitable fish-based livelihoods to reduce poverty and improve nutrition
  • Building adaptive capacity in the face of climate change

The Nusa Tupe station brings the organization's global mission - to improve livelihoods and food security through fisheries and aquaculture - to sea in the Solomon Islands.

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Nusa Tupe Research Station
Solomon Islands
Date: 
Monday, March 25, 2019 to Friday, March 29, 2019
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Smallholder-based oil palm and rubber production in the forest region of Guinea: An exploratory analysis of household food security outcomes

The Guinean government has promoted the large-scale production of industrial crops such as oil palm and rubber through the Guinean Oil Palm and Rubber Company (SOGUIPAH). Smallholder-based production of these crops has also been promoted to boost rural ...

Type: Publication

World Seafood Congress 2019

Theme: Seafood Supply Chains of the Future

WorldFish will be partnering with Penang Institute and other partners to co-hosting the World Seafood Congress (WSC) 2019. The conference will study and discuss aspects of innovation, responsibility and sustainability in cutting-edge research relevant to the fishing industry at large, with Asia being given special focus.

With the theme “Seafood Supply Chains of the Future”, the conference unites a distinctive and world-class blend of scientists, researchers and leaders both from the scholarly community and industry to trade their information, experiences and research advancements on fish inspection, quality management and technological developments in the seafood sector. It will also address existing and evolving conditions that are critical for the sustainability of fisheries, aquaculture and ocean ecosystems, and demonstrate new innovations and solutions to these challenges.

There will be 11 themes under 3 topics during the World Seafood Congress and the list of the themes are as follow:

  • The Future of the Seafood Industry
  • International Trade
  • Digital Globalization of the Seafood Industry
  • Women in the Seafood Industry
  • Consumer Protection and Food Safety
  • Fishing Governance
  • Food Security
  • Aquaculture
  • Environmental Concerns
  • Responsible Seafood
  • Multi-Regional Perspective for Delivering Sustainable Development Goals
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Location: 
Pulau Pinang
Malaysia
Date: 
Monday, September 9, 2019 to Wednesday, September 11, 2019
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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

The big data supporting small-scale fisheries research

In this animated audio clip, bioinformatics researcher Shaun Wilkinson explains the data tool behind WorldFish's winning proposal for the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture's 2018 Inspire Challenge. ...

Type: Video

What can big data do for small-scale fisheries?

WorldFish scientist Alex Tilley talks about his winning proposal for the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture's 2018 Inspire Challenge. ...

Type: Video

Assam Agribusiness and Rural Transformation Project (APART)

In the Indian state of Assam, capture fisheries and aquaculture provide livelihoods for thousands of rural households, who are directly or indirectly involved in the production and marketing of fish.  While the current average productivity in ponds is ...

Type: Project

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