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WorldFish announces Aquatic Agricultural Systems research oversight panel

WorldFish has announced the independent members of the oversight panel for the CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems. The eight-strong team will provide strategic support and guidance for the essential international research. The newly ...

Type: Press Release

Expiscor - Fish and nutrition - Not all fish are created equal

How do we help the malnourished by choosing which fish is most nutritious? The idea that fish is a healthy diet choice is widespread, but fish differ in the benefits they offer, with implications for how we help the malnourished. ...

Type: Audio

Sea cucumber ranching improves lives

Declining sea cucumber stocks are driving multinational research collaborations to improve breeding and rearing techniques, for the benefit of local communities. One hundred researchers, government and NGP representatives attended Asia-Pacific Sea ...

Type: Press Release

WorldFish nominees win science awards from the CGIAR

WorldFish featured in three of eight 2004 science awards announced in Mexico City (27 October) by the CGIAR, a strategic alliance of food and environmental researchers working to improve the productivity and profitability of agriculture, fisheries, ...

Type: Press Release

WorldFish works to put fish in diets of HIV sufferers in Zambia

WorldFish and partners in Zambia have found evidence suggesting the introduction of fish into the diet can help prevent or slow the onset of AIDS-related illnesses among HIV sufferers. Clinical trials found strong indications that adding 2.5 kg of dried ...

Type: Press Release

Post-disaster rehabiliatation teaches resilience in Bangladesh

In November 2007, Cyclone Sidr devastated southern Bangladesh, taking more than 3000 lives and causing USD$2 billion in damage. “Sidr took our crops, fishpond and house, leaving us hopeless,” recalls Gita Roy of Jhalakathi District, who was one of ...

Type: Story

Small fisheries essential to developing economies

Small fisheries provide over half the catch in developing countries and provide 90% of all fishery jobs, recent WorldFish research reveals. In collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and many national partners, WorldFish has ...

Type: Press Release

Promoting small-scale aquaculture for food security and nutrition in Africa and Asia

Bina Roy lives in rural Bangladesh. She is a wife, mother, a farmer and a fisher. Bina is also secretary to the committee that oversees fishing practices in her village. In 2002, she and her neighbors began implementing several new aquaculture practices ...

Type: Story

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