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Catfish farming provides more than food for Cambodian families

Surrounded by lush rice fields on the banks of the Mekong River is the quiet village of Koh Khorndin in Cambodia’s Stung Treng province. Home to around 100 families, the people of Koh Khorndin make a living from aquatic agricultural systems, catching wild ...

Type: Story

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

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

With me in Bangladesh

Like many of Bangladesh’s rural poor,  Iqtiar   Gazi  and his family are landless, living in a small house on top of their fishpond. When disease killed off his entire stock,  Iqtiar  was forced to take up rickshaw driving to support his family. ...

Type: Video

Dream of a different life in Bangladesh

Without access to training or resources many of Bangladesh’s poor rural farmers, like  Bilal  and  Sufia   Mallick, struggle to make a living from their household ponds. ...

Type: Video

Improved fish seeds and skills changed Mosaref's business

Md. Mosaref Sikdar lives in Islampur village in Patuakhali district of Bangladesh. Nearly 15 years ago when Mosaref launched his carp nursery on a small pond, he had no access to aquaculture training sessions. He worked without prior knowledge or external ...

Type: Story

New skills changed Lalita's life

For one Bangladeshi woman, a new set of skills designed to enhance and complement traditional fish farming has helped lift a family out of poverty. Lalita Bala is learning music from a professional singer; a long-held desire that not too long ago seemed ...

Type: Story

Small-pond fish farming empowers rural Bangladeshi women

Rehena Begum’s background is typical of women in rural Bangladesh. She attended school up to grade five, married young and manages a large household with six children. Her family struggled with malnutrition and poverty. Rehena’s husband has no permanent ...

Type: Story

Shahnaz is a role model for rural women in fish culture

Fish farmers and entrepreneurs in Bangladesh have been farming multiple fish species, in order to maximize their production and profits. Tilapia is a prime candidate and extensive tilapia farming in Bangladesh has developed with the introduction by ...

Type: Story

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