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Training on improved technologies helps Bangladeshi gher farmers maximize their production

The vast floodplains of southern Bangladesh have been transformed over centuries into a patchwork of rice fields and aquaculture ponds. To increase the food production from this challenging landscape, farmers have developed a unique agricultural system ...

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Genetically improved tilapia strains help post-Haiyan rehabilitation in the Philippines

Like most houses in the small village of Villa Imelda in MacArthur, Leyte, the home of Evangeline Maico stood on the shore of Lake Bito, a 126-hectare freshwater lake. A 67-year-old fish farmer, Evangeline describes herself as a tilapia culture “veteran,” ...

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Aquaculture makes fish accessible to inland communities in Solomon Islands

Lionel Maeliu, lives in Busurata village in the highlands of Malaita Province, Solomon Islands. Like many in this area, he is a subsistence farmer with little formal education. Since his youth Lionel has watched his people walk five hours to buy fish from ...

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Training helps Bangladeshi families grow more fish, vegetables

Twice a day Rima Mazumder tends to her carp fry, giving them the proper amount of feed, testing their water quality and watching closely to make sure they’re swimming and moving properly around her family’s aquaculture pond. “In the past our fish fry were ...

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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 ...

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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

The road to recovery after Typhoon Haiyan

Typhoon Haiyan, the strongest storm ever recorded at landfall, tore through the Philippines on Nov. 8, 2013, killing more than 6,000 and leaving millions without homes and livelihoods. It was a stark reminder that climate change is causing an increase in ...

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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 ...

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Cyclone-resistant house provides food, income and shelter in Bangladesh

Cyclones frequently hit southern Bangladesh, where more than half the population lives in poverty, and are predicted to increase in both occurrence and severity with climate change. What turns these cyclones, storm surges and floods into disasters is that ...

Type: Story

Expiscor - Big Salmon steps up but dont forget the little guys - for their sake and ours

Upgrading small-scale farming where the big pay-offs lie. The salmon industry's decision to collectively pursue Aquaculture Stewardship Council certification is an important step, but it's upgrading small-scale farming where the big pay-offs lie ...

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