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Senior Pacific officials commit to promoting small-scale fisheries in national policies

Small-scale fisheries Oceans Pacific Policy SSF Guidelines Resilient small-scale fisheries Solomon Islands Senior government officials from Solomon Islands and Kiribati were inspired by their participation in the 3rd World Small-Scale Fisheries Congress ...

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Big data proposal wins 2018 Inspire Challenge

WorldFish, in partnership with Pelagic Data Systems, is a winner of the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture’s 2018 Inspire Challenge. The award was presented following three days of presentations and pitches during the platform’s second annual ...

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Science for Ocean Actions

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg has established a High-level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy, endorsed by the United Nations and G7 countries. To showcase the best scientific knowledge in the field and contribute substantively to the work of the High-level Panel, leading experts will come together at the associated Science for Ocean Actions conference to identify challenges and opportunities for the sustainable management of biological marine resources in different regions of the world.

As part of the thematic discussion on the importance of seafood for human nutrition, Dr. Shakuntala Thilsted, WorldFish Program Leader, Value Chains and Nutrition, will speak about the role of fish in nourishing nations.

The findings and conclusions of the conference will feed into the efforts of the High-level Panel and G7 countries to catalyze bold, pragmatic solutions for a sustainable ocean economy.

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018 to Wednesday, November 21, 2018
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SSF Guidelines represent voyage of struggle, empathy and support

The Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries were the first sector-specific international guidelines to involve a participatory process, whereby stakeholders interacted as part of a voyage of struggle, empathy and support. Small ...

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Identifying suitable carp and prawn nursing practices under changing environmental cycle and developing their business model by linking with market and farmers

The coastal zone of southwest Bangladesh, endowed with diverse resources, bears a significant scope in ensuring security of food and livelihood of the coastal poor people. However, the region is highly prone to adverse weather events and environmental ...

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Health management practices and occupational health hazards in shrimp and prawn farming in South West Bangladesh

A wide range of chemical and biological products are used in aquaculture to improve the health status and to prevent or cure diseases of cultured animals. The present study aimed to identify the health issues, management practices and occupational health ...

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Aquaculture for income and nutrition : Final report

The United States Agency for International Development-Aquaculture for Income and Nutrition (USAID-AIN) project, implemented by WorldFish, emphasized technology development for improved fish strains, and capacity building in hatcheries and nurseries for ...

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CGIAR Research Program on Fish Agri-Food-Systems (FISH) in Myanmar

Myanmar is a country with central lowlands including a mega delta, ringed by steep rugged highlands. As the second-most important food after rice, fish is an essential component of the diet in Myanmar, where per capita fish consumption is high at over 25 ...

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Community-based fisheries management approach adopted in Bangladesh

The Community Based Fisheries Management (CBFM) Project, funded by the Ford Foundation (1994-1999) and the UK Government’s Department for International Development (2002- 2006), aimed to promote the sustainable use of, and equitable distribution of ...

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FISH: CGIAR Research Program on Fish Agrifood Systems. Addendum: Flagship 2: Sustaining small-scale fisheries

This document is an addendum to the "Flagship 2: Sustaining small-scale fisheries" contained in the FISH: CGIAR Research Program on Fish Agrifood Systems: Proposal ( Small ...

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