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New private GIFT hatchery in Timor-Leste boosts fish seed supply

The first public-private-partnership (PPP) model tilapia hatchery has opened in Leohitu in Timor-Leste, boosting the country’s production of GIFT fingerlings and paving the way for the aquaculture sector’s sustainable development. In recent years, more ...

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CGIAR Research Program on Fish Agri-Food Systems: Annual Report 2018

This annual report provides key results and learning achieved during 2018 in the CGIAR Research Program on Fish Agri-Food Systems (FISH). FISH made significant progress during the year in (a) producing and disseminating a suite of research innovations for ...

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Novel fish feed ingredient boosts tilapia growth, new study shows

Fish feeds containing little to no wild-caught fish combined with a novel feed ingredient has the potential to greatly increase the growth of farmed tilapia, finds a new study by WorldFish and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research ...

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WorldFish HQ events: Tilapia BMP Workshop

Tilapia Better Management Practices (BMP) Workshop

Tilapia is the world’s second most important farmed fish after carp and its global production now standings close to 7.0 million tonnes and valued at over USD 9.8B.

WorldFish Director of Aquaculture and Fisheries Sciences, Dr. Michael Phillips together with WorldFish researchers and partners has played a central role in producing improved strains of Oreochromis niloticus in Asia (GIFT strain), Egypt (Abbassa strain), Ghana (Akosombo strain) and Malawi (Oreochromis shiranus strain). 

The Tilapia BMP workshop aims to gathered key people from focal and scaling countries involved in breeding, dissemination, and farming of Tilapia and agrees on the single approach through one well-coordinated team to coordinate and facilitate the process of developing Tilapia BMP products at global and country levels through.

Better Management Practices (BMPs) refers to a set of standardized management guidelines that are developed, based on existing practices and associated risks, as determined in consultation with scientists and farming practitioners and relevant industry stakeholders.

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Abbasa
Egypt
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Tuesday, January 29, 2019 to Wednesday, January 30, 2019
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Development of Diversity Arrays Technology markers as a tool for rapid genomic assessment in Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus

The development of genomic markers is described for Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus, using the Diversity Arrays Technology (DArT) genotype-by-sequencing platform. A total of 13 215 single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) markers and 12 490 silicoDArT ...

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WorldFish in Bangladesh

Since 1989, WorldFish has been working with the Bangladesh Government and development partners to create a more productive fisheries and aquaculture sector that contributes to diversified and resilient rural livelihoods and promotes food and nutrition ...

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WorldFish in Egypt

Since launching its research program in Egypt in 1998, WorldFish has delivered high quality, practical research related to the country’s aquaculture and fishery sector. A key research focus has been on improving fish genetics to transform Egypt into a ...

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Annual Report 2017

The CGIAR Research Program on Fish Agri-Food Systems (FISH) is a new CRP that builds on earlier CRPs for Livestock and Fish (L&F) and Aquatic Agricultural Systems (AAS) as well as prior research by WorldFish and the managing partners. Key outcomes ...

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Differences in sexual size dimorphism among farmed tilapia species and strains undergoing genetic improvement for body weight

Many tilapia (Oreochromis spp.) farmers produce all-male populations because of the superior growth rate of males compared to females. To investigate differences in body weight at harvest of males and females among different tilapia strains, we analyzed ...

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Genetic and non-genetic indirect effects for harvest weight in the GIFT strain of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)

The main objective of this study was to quantify the heritable variation for growth rate of GIFT, and the contribution of IGEs to this heritable variation. Here we describe the experiment conducted for this purpose, and present estimated parameters of ...

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