WorldFish joins united effort to boost climate-smart food systems in Malawi
In Malawi, land and aquatic food systems engage 80 percent of the population playing a key role in food security, employment and economic growth. However, the increasing impacts of climate change are threatening the productivity of small-scale producers. Increased temperatures and erratic weather...
Field Notes - Replacement of fisheries-derived fishmeal with yeast-derived proteins for sustainable aquaculture in Zambia
Fishmeal is a fisheries-derived product that is used as a protein source in the diet of farmed animals, including farmed aquatic animals (finfish and shellfish). Aquaculture is currently the main consumer of global fishmeal production. Given the sustainability concerns inherent to fishmeal...
Prospects and challenges of fish for food security in Africa
Prospects and challenges of fish for food security in Africa from WorldFish
Emerging scientist: Chin Yee Chan
As a global leader in fisheries and aquaculture research, science is at the forefront of our work. In this new series, we profile our emerging scientists, early career research talents who are already making a significant contribution to fisheries and aquaculture knowledge. In this second installment we talk to Chin Yee Chang about her fish foresight modeling work, for which she received the 2017 WorldFish Board Award for Achievement in Research.
Empowering Women Fish Retailers (EWFIRE)
Since the 1980s, aquaculture production in Egypt has grown rapidly, adding substantially to the supply of affordable fish to domestic markets. As a result, aquaculture markets have become a strategic food sector that contributes to nutrition security and sustains substantial employment...
New project will develop aquaculture knowledge and practical skills of students and fish farmers in Zambia
WorldFish and its partners have launched a major new project in Zambia. The Aquaculture Technical, Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training for Improved Private Sector and Smallholder Skills project aims to increase the human resources in the private sector and the number of smallholder commercial...
FISH backs project to boost tilapia farming in Zambia
A new tilapia aquaculture project is being developed in Zambia’s Mpulungu District, Northern Province, to work with smallholder fish farmers on improving their management practices and promoting the use of commercial feeds. The project, initiated by the global feed company Skretting and supported...
Aquaculture for Low Income Consumers (AquaLINC)
Aquaculture for Low Income Consumers (AquaLINC) aims to increase supplies of affordable and nutritious fish for poor consumers. It explores innovative methods to produce smaller tilapias, and test fish-feeding approaches to improve the nutritional quality of fish for consumption. Trials are being...