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Beyond the reef: Strengthening the livelihoods of coastal fishers in Timor-Leste

Small-scale aquaculture Livelihoods Resilience Participatory action research Reef fisheries Sustainable aquaculture Pacific Timor-Leste In the face of declining catches, coastal fishers are protecting and better managing their marine resources to achieve ...

Type: Story

Local service providers improve information access in Bangladesh

To help rural farmers access information about aquaculture, the USAID-funded Aquaculture for Income and Nutrition (AIN) project has trained fish feed and seed suppliers to become local service providers (LSP). Since 2015, over 1275 individuals have ...

Type: Video

Gill nets enable women to harvest nutritious fish in Bangladesh

In Bangladesh, both women and men are actively involved in aquaculture. But in poor households, where average income is USD 65.25 per month, women face barriers that prevent them from catching fish, even from their own homestead ponds. Gender-related ...

Type: Story

Sustainable plan hatched to develop aquaculture in Timor-Leste

The marine fisheries surrounding the half-island of Timor-Leste account for over 90% of the country’s total fish production. But capture fisheries alone will not be sufficient to meet the country’s growing fish demand. In response, the Government of Timor ...

Type: Story

Gill nets boost women’s involvement in aquaculture in Bangladesh

In poor households in Bangladesh, women participate in aquaculture much less than men. To increase women’s involvement, the USAID-funded Aquaculture for Income and Nutrition project has introduced gill nets, which enable women to quickly and easily ...

Type: Video

Inland aquaculture holds promise in Solomon Islands

Fish is a diet staple in Solomon Islands, a country of 992 islands surrounded by productive coastal fisheries. But for inland communities, where fresh fish are expensive to buy and supply is irregular, fish consumption is often low. “In the past, normally ...

Type: Story

Women's empowerment in aquaculture: Case studies from Bangladesh

Studies show that gender gaps in access to agricultural assets and resources undermines agricultural performance. Understanding these gender equalities, their underlying factors, and strategies for and factors contributing to women’s empowerment, is ...

Type: Online Presentation

Aquaculture creates benefits for rural households in Timor-Leste

Marcelino Pereira and his family rarely used to eat fish. “It’s very difficult to get fish in this area. We are waiting for fish from the ocean to be sold here, but fish traders don’t often come.” In their inland village of Lacoliu in Baucau municipality, ...

Type: Story

Managing Aquatic Agricultural Systems to Improve Nutrition and Livelihoods in rural Myanmar (MYNutrition)

MYNutrition aims to adapt and scale up the innovative integrated aquaculture and fisheries/agriculture-nutrition linkages developed under the IFAD-funded Small Fish and Nutrition project in northwest rural Bangladesh from 2010 to 2013. The project will ...

Type: Project

Promoting the sustainable growth of aquaculture in Myanmar (MYFC)

The MYFC project aims to introduce low cost polyculture systems with small indigenous species of fish to increase incomes, food security and nutrition for the resource-poor, focusing on women and children. WorldFish will work with four government and NGO ...

Type: Project

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