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Sustainable Transformation of Egypt’s Aquaculture Market System (STREAMS)

Approximately 26% of Egyptians are resource-poor and suffer from a series of nutritional challenges, including high rates of childhood stunting, and vitamin and mineral deficiencies. The Sustainable Transformation of Egypt’s Aquaculture Market System ...

Type: Project

Small fish, big nutritional value

While Bangladesh has made significant progress in reducing undernutrition in recent years, a large proportion of the population still do not consume enough vitamin A, iron and zinc to meet nutritional requirements. In rural areas, more than 30% of the ...

Type: Story

Affordable, quality feed helps rural Bangladeshi farmers grow more fish

Just as a nutritious diet is essential for our own healthy growth and development, the quality of feed given to farmed fish directly influences how fast and large they grow—in turn impacting the yield and profits for the farmer. For small- and medium ...

Type: Story

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 ...

Type: Story

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,” ...

Type: Story

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 ...

Type: Story

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 ...

Type: Story

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

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 ...

Type: Story

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