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Small fish, big nutritional value

While Bangladesh has made significant progress in reducing undernutrition in recent years, a large proportion of the population still do not consume enough vitamin A, iron and zinc to meet nutritional requirements. In rural areas, more than 30% of the ...

Type: Story

Indonesia's Aquaculture Sector

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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

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

Aquaculture is changing lives in Bangladesh

The USAID-funded Aquaculture for Income and Nutrition (AIN) project aims to improve household income and nutrition and create employment opportunities through investments in aquaculture, including fish production. ...

Type: Video

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

The Pacific Islands: Climate change, coral and fragile coastal fisheries

The marine resources of the Pacific Island Countries and Territories that support the livelihoods of millions of subsistence fishers and their families are under threat from factors including the effects of climate change, population growth and pollution. ...

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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

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