WorldFish accomplishes its research through more than 160 donor-funded projects that are part of the CGIAR Research Programs.

This project explores the future of aquaculture development in Indonesia and identifies pathways for growth.

In Bangladesh, much of the rural population depends on agriculture and aquaculture for food, nutrition and income. However, many areas in southern and northeastern Bangladesh are vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, including salt-water intrusion, increased frequency of flooding, waterlogging and vulnerability to cyclones.

Fish is the most important animal-source food in the diets of Sierra Leoneans, with fish providing about 80% of animal protein intake. Yet the country, which ranked 181 out of 188 countries in the 2014 Human Development Index, suffers from food insecurity and malnutrition, with 22% of the population undernourished. This project scales up appropriate intervention strategies—identified during the project’s initial 15-month pilot research—to boost aquaculture production in Tonkolili district, one of the poorest and nutrition-insecure regions in the country, with a 25% childhood stunting rate.

The Strengthening Aquatic Resource Governance (STARGO) project aims to build resilient livelihoods among poor rural producers who depend on the highly contested natural resources in Lake Victoria, Lake Kariba, and Tonle Sap/ Lower Mekong ecoregions. The intent is to improve nutrition, income, welfare and human security, while also reducing the likelihood of broader social conflict.

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In Bangladesh, much of the rural population depends on agriculture and aquaculture for food, nutrition and income. However, many areas in southern and northeastern Bangladesh are vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, including salt-water intrusion, increased frequency of flooding, waterlogging and vulnerability to cyclones.

Fish is the most important animal-source food in the diets of Sierra Leoneans, with fish providing about 80% of animal protein intake. Yet the country, which ranked 181 out of 188 countries in the 2014 Human Development Index, suffers from food insecurity and malnutrition, with 22% of the population undernourished. This project scales up appropriate intervention strategies—identified during the project’s initial 15-month pilot research—to boost aquaculture production in Tonkolili district, one of the poorest and nutrition-insecure regions in the country, with a 25% childhood stunting rate.

The Strengthening Aquatic Resource Governance (STARGO) project aims to build resilient livelihoods among poor rural producers who depend on the highly contested natural resources in Lake Victoria, Lake Kariba, and Tonle Sap/ Lower Mekong ecoregions. The intent is to improve nutrition, income, welfare and human security, while also reducing the likelihood of broader social conflict.

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