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WorldFish Director General Stephen Hall launches aquaculture podcast

WorldFish Director General Stephen Hall's essential aquaculture blog, Expiscor, is now available for mobile devices as a downloadable podcast at the iTunes Store and for viewing on the WorldFish YouTube channel. The new podcast service aims to be the ...

Type: Press Release

Green investments in the marine sector can bring tide of economic and social benefits

Healthy seas and coasts would pay healthy dividends in a green economy, according to a report released by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United ...

Type: Press Release

WorldFish and BRAC form partnership to boost Bangladesh aquaculture

WorldFish and the Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) have signed a joint memorandum of understanding to help improve aquaculture-agriculture technologies in Khulna and Barisal, Bangladesh. "The two partners will work together to improve ...

Type: Press Release

African nations reach key aquaculture partnership

African heads of State reached agreement on key strategies to boost aquaculture on the continent at the 2005 'Fish for All' forum, organized by WorldFish. 'Fish for All' increased awareness of looming shortages in global fish supply ...

Type: Press Release

Irresponsible aquaculture could threaten environment, report warns

The global aquaculture industry needs to improve operational efficiency and reduce the environmental impact of fish farming as production climbs from 65.8 million tonnes (t) in 2008 to over 100 million t by 2030, according to a new report from WorldFish ...

Type: Press Release

75% of WorldFish's coral reefs currently under threat, new analysis finds

A new comprehensive analysis finds that 75% of the world’s coral reefs are currently threatened by local and global pressures. For the first time, the analysis includes threats from climate change, including warming seas and rising ocean acidification. ...

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WorldFish, FAO, UNEP, World Bank and other organiaztions issue a 'call to action' to the climate change negotiators

CLIMATE CHANGE AND FISHERIES While agriculture and freshwater resources have been central in climate policy discussions, the effects of climate change on fisheries resources – and the implications for the health and livelihoods of fishers in the ...

Type: Press Release

Fish for life: rehabilitating lives after natural disasters

Coastal areas, the inhabitants of which are often dependant on fish for food and income, are increasingly those most affected by natural disasters. This video takes a look at how one remote fishing community in Aceh, Indonesia, which was totally destroyed ...

Type: Video

Fish farming supports HIV-affected families in Africa

Malawi — the food crisis is adding to the misery of countries already crippled by other burdens like drought and HIV. Here people are turning to fish farming, not only for food and income but also as a way to cope with the challenges of HIV, in particular ...

Type: Video

WorldFish honored as 2005 Tech Museum Awards Laureate

WorldFish has been named a 2005 Tech Museum Awards Laureate for its development of an improved strain of farmed tilapia, popularly known as GIFT (Genetically Improved Farmed Tilapia). WorldFish will receive the Tech Museum award in the Accenture Economic ...

Type: Press Release

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