Official Visit by the Delegates from Government of Odisha

WorldFish Headquarters, Malaysia

Four Senior Officers from the Government of Odisha, India, undertook an official visit to WorldFish on 5 November 2019, for the one-day workshop, Maximizing Nutritional Outcomes from Fisheries and Aquaculture in Odisha.

The workshop provided a platform for high-level policymakers of the Government of Odisha and WorldFish to have an extensive discussion on pathways, interventions and scaling mechanisms that can be applied to improve availability, accessibility, and consumption of safe, affordable and nutritious fish to maximize the nutritional outcomes from sustainable fisheries and aquaculture.

The delegates from Odisha also scheduled a one-day field visit to Siem Reap Province, Cambodia, to learn about WorldFish activities with respect to nutrition-sensitive approaches being carried out in collaboration with different donors and partners.

India is a scaling country for WorldFish and the CGIAR Research Program on FISH led by Dr. Vishnumurthy Mohan Chadag, WorldFish Research Lead, India. The works focus on assisting the government and private sector to scale various fisheries and aquaculture technologies in the country.