The Asian development bank and WorldFish : net gains of partnership to improve livelihoods and bolster regional development, cooperation and trade

ADB is a steadfast partner of the WorldFish Center, having invested since 1987 more than US$7.6 million in WorldFish projects. Like ADB, WorldFish organizes its work regionally, maintaining an office for South Asia in Dhaka, Bangladesh; the Pacific in Noumea, New Caledonia; and the Greater Mekong Subregion in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. WorldFish combines East and Southeast Asia — two separate desks at ADB — under its headquarters in Penang and a Philippine country office in Los Baños. Additional country offices are planned for Indonesia and China.

Angeles declaration: public-private partnerships for dissemination of research outputs to end-users

The Workshop on Public-Private Partnerships for the Delivery of Tilapia Genetic Research Outputs to Philippine End-users was held in Angeles City, Philippines during 25-27 June 2003 to review and improve the protocol of public- private partnerships in disseminating tilapia genetic research outputs to end-users and formulate recommendations with implications on policy. Thirty-seven participants representing various stakeholder groups participated in the workshop.

What WorldFish does in Malaita Province

Malaita is known as the most populous province of the Solomon Islands, with high outputs of agricultural produce from its land and significant populations of ‘sea people’ highly reliant on coastal ecosystems for food and livelihoods. As Malaita grows in population and develops economically, it will face increasing pressure on its fisheries and marine resources to feed its population and create sustainable livelihoods. In some areas, fishing pressure has already led to decline of key fish species, and malnutrition remains a problem.

Annual Report 2019

The 2019 Annual Report outlines WorldFish's achievements in quality science and innovations to shed light on, improve, and advocate for the role of aquatic food systems in the global food systems transformation. Through research outcome stories and impact numbers the report highlights efforts to improve aquatic foods’ vital contribution to healthier and sustainable diets, shared prosperity, and improved human and environmental health.

 

Making land-based aquaculture in Timor-Leste nutrition-sensitive

This nutrition brief outlines the rationale and focus of the Partnership for Aquaculture Development in Timor-Leste Phase 2 (PADTL2) project for enhancing the nutritional benefits of scaling out tilapia farming for targeted Timorese communities. The PADTL2 project (2020–2023) adopts a nutrition-sensitive approach focused on increasing the availability, accessibility, and consumption of fish.

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