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Improving Community-Based Fisheries Management in Pacific Island Countries (PacFisheries)

The vast majority of Solomon Islanders depend on fishing and farming for food and livelihoods. However, coastal marine resources are under threat due to overfishing, the effects of climate change and ecosystem degradation. Improving Community-based ...

Type: Project

Community theatre inspires women fish retailers in Egypt

Exposed to the intense Egyptian sun, a woman sits by the side of a dirt road selling freshly harvested tilapia from a local fish farm. Tired after rising at dawn to buy her produce, she is approached by a man who demands that she pay him a fee for her ...

Type: Story

Participating in research equips Bangladeshi women with valuable knowledge and skills

“I was in poverty, but I overcame it through my own will and with the help of the project,” Komola Roy says proudly. A mother and housewife, Komola is one of 96 women across eight communities in southern Bangladesh who helped design and implement a ...

Type: Story

Fish-aggregating devices linked to food security and livelihoods in new study

A new study by WorldFish, the Solomon Islands Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources and the University of Queensland provides information on the role of nearshore fish-aggregating devices (FADs) for food security and livelihoods in Solomon Islands, a ...

Type: Press Release

Study confirms vital importance of fisheries to Cambodia's Lower Mekong Basin

The latest WorldFish study confirms the vital importance of freshwater fishing to the nutrition and way of life of the Lower Mekong Basin population. The study shows freshwater capture fisheries provide 47 to 80% of the animal protein consumed by those ...

Type: Press Release

WorldFish scientist wins prestigious science award

WorldFish scientist Dr. Pip Cohen has won a prestigious 2014 Queensland Young Tall Poppy Science Award. The award recognizes Dr. Cohen’s work on small-scale fisheries governance among the least developed nations in the Pacific. As a scientist with the ...

Type: Press Release

Leading African agri-research organization solidifies partnership with WorldFish

A new partnership between the leading African organization for agricultural research for development (AR4D), the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), and WorldFish will focus on improving the lives of the 80 million people in sub-Saharan ...

Type: Press Release

Partnerships for aquaculture development in Timor-Leste

Two agreements that will promote aquaculture as a means to improve nutrition and reduce poverty were signed in Timor-Leste today as part of a celebration of World Food Day. The partnership agreement brings together the Timor-Leste Ministry of Agriculture ...

Type: Press Release

New report links aquaculture and poverty reduction

WorldFish working together with the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies, has exposed evidence of aquaculture's link to poverty reduction in a new report. Data gathered over a 10-year period provides important evidence for the need to invest ...

Type: Press Release

Charting our fishing future

The Dutch Government and the Rockefeller Foundation announced on Thursday 23 April 2014 their pledge of funding support to WorldFish and the Earth Observatory of Singapore to produce a road map for the future of fish. WorldFish will develop a framework to ...

Type: Press Release

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