Emerging scientist: Afrina Choudhury
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. Here, we talk to Afrina Choudhury, a Senior Gender Specialist and recently elected Chair of the Bangladesh National Gender Working Group.
Environmental risk in aquaculture: What do farmers think?
Area-based approaches to address environmental risk are gaining popularity in aquaculture management. New research demonstrates the need to rethink the development and application of area‐based approaches, considering how farmers themselves understand environmental risk.
Scaling Systems and Partnerships for Accelerating the Adoption of Improved Tilapia Strains by Small-Scale Fish Farmers (SPAITS)
Global demand for seafood continues to rise, driven by population growth, higher incomes, urbanization and increasing preference for seafood protein. As capture fisheries production has reached its limits, the growth of aquaculture is critical for meeting increasing demand for fish. One of the...
Call for proposals: Feed the Future Bangladesh Aquaculture and Nutrition Activity
Feed the Future Bangladesh Aquaculture and Nutrition Activity has launched a second call for proposals. The five-year WorldFish-led, USAID-funded project is looking for innovative business ideas/concepts from private sector companies and organizations that have the potential to transform...
Feed the Future Bangladesh Aquaculture and Nutrition Activity
Feed the Future Bangladesh Aquaculture and Nutrition Activity is a five-year (2018–2023), USD 24.5 million investment by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). This is under the United States Government’s global hunger and food security initiative, Feed the Future, and has...
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...