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Homegrown solution provides source of nutrition for undernourished women and children

A chutney and a flour made from small fish could have significant benefits for child and maternal health in areas where undernutrition is prevalent says a new report. The report’s authors say that the homegrown products have powerful advantages over ...

Type: Press Release

WorldFish: An Introduction

WorldFish is an international, nonprofit research organization that harnesses the potential of fisheries and aquaculture to reduce hunger and poverty. Globally, more than one billion people obtain most of their animal protein from fish and approximately ...

Type: Video

The Fish Tank: A New Blog from WorldFish

WorldFish is pleased to announce the launch of a new and improved blog. The Fish Tank is a forum to promote an exchange of ideas on the role of fish in increasing food and nutrition security. The new site will feature views and commentary from a wide ...

Type: Press Release

Partnership to focus on standards for African fish quality and sustainability

WorldFish and the African Organisation for Standardisation (ARSO) have announced a partnership that will promote consumer confidence in African fish for domestic and export markets. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) will allow the two organizations to ...

Type: Press Release

WorldFish announces new Director General

After a global search, WorldFish is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Nigel Preston as the new Director General of WorldFish. Preston, formerly of Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, will begin his new role in November 2015. Preston brings ...

Type: Press Release

Nutrition Security in Solomon Islands

The traditional diet in Solomon Islands used to consist of fish and locally grown vegetables. However, this has changed in recent decades with today’s diet characterized by large amounts of carbohydrate staples and a heavily reliance on imported, ...

Type: Video

Agreement will boost fisheries sector in Timor-Leste

WorldFish has signed an agreement with Timor-Leste’s Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries to develop the country’s fisheries sector. WorldFish will now implement the first phase of the NOK 9.5 million Norway-funded Fisheries Sector Support Program over ...

Type: Press Release

Chinese market drives demand for overexploited sea cucumber

Despite evidence that sea cucumber is often harvested from the Pacific at an unsustainable rate, a new study has found that Chinese market demand for this revered delicacy remains strong and under weak regulation. In this edition of the WorldFish podcast, ...

Type: Audio

Former WorldFish Staff Awarded International Prize

Former WorldFish Assistant Director General, Modadugu Vijay Gupta, has been awarded the Sunhak Peace Prize, an accolade given to those who are judged to have “contributed to the peace of future generations”. This year’s themes were ocean conservation, ...

Type: Press Release

Paper to UN highlights implications of climate change for fish production

Scientists need to better understand the impacts of climate change on aquaculture if we are to meet future seafood demand says a paper submitted by WorldFish to UN climate talks. It is believed that aquaculture, in view of its relative resilience, ...

Type: Press Release

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