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Combating malnutrition and poverty through aquaculture in Timor-Leste

Extreme poverty and food insecurity are stark facts in the lives for many people living in rural Timor–Leste. This project aims to improve nutrition security and increase incomes for approximately 1500 farming households in six rural districts of Timor ...

Type: Project

Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia in Bangladesh (CSISA)

In Bangladesh, pressures from population growth, acute food shortages and poverty mean that around 60% of the population suffers from undernutrition. The Expansion of Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia (CSISA)  project brings together local partners ...

Type: Project

WorldFish joins oil spill clean-up team in Bangladesh

WorldFish will join the United Nations (UN)-led team providing assistance to the Government of Bangladesh following the release of approximately 350,000 liters of heavy oil into the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Sunderbans, one of the world's ...

Type: Press Release

Nutritious small fish and vegetables fight hidden hunger in Bangladesh

“Before the project, we had fish only once a week and meat only once a month,” says Tasbina Begum, a mother of two from Jogahati village in Jessore district, southern Bangladesh. ‘Hidden hunger’, or micronutrient deficiency, is widespread throughout ...

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

Project enables farmers to produce nutritious food and improve incomes in Bangladesh and Nepal

In Bangladesh and Nepal, where the rates of undernutrition and poverty are high, the Agriculture and Nutrition Extension Project is working with small-scale farmers to increase nutrition and food security through the production of micronutrient-rich small ...

Type: Video

New Chair for WorldFish as Ambassador Gautschi completes tenure

Ambassador Remo Gautschi will come to the end of his 6-year tenure as Chair of the WorldFish board of trustees at the end of 2014. Amb. Gautschi has overseen the board during a critical period of reform. His leadership has been instrumental in guiding the ...

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

Animation highlights need to tackle gender norms

Launched on International Rural Women’s Day, a new animation from WorldFish, highlights how a gender transformative approach can influence social norms to strengthen women’s ability to access and control resources and services and ultimately their ...

Type: Press Release

Infographic: Fish for Nutrition and Food Security

A global superfood. ...

Type: Infographic

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