Put Tilapia On Your Plate And You'll Stay Healthy!

This poster highlights the nutritional benefits of eating fish and is targeted at households in Timor-Leste. Eating tilapia is good for everyone, including pregnant and lactating women, babies, infants, children, and the elderly. Consumption of tilapia supports healthy growth and development, prevents heart diseases, and contributes to good brain function. Tilapia can be easily grown in a household pond or can be bought from restaurants, local markets, supermarkets, and local fish farmer groups. Tilapia is easy to cook—be it grilled, fried, or in a soup—and tastes delicious. The poster has been developed under the Partnership for Aquaculture Development in Timor-Leste project (2014–2019) funded by the New Zealand Aid Programme. The project is managed by the CGIAR Research Program on Fish Agri-Food Systems led by WorldFish and implemented in collaboration with the Timor-Leste Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries.