US ambassador visits Carp Genetic Improvement Program in Bangladesh
The US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R. Miller visited the Carp Genetic Improvement Program to learn about the USAID-funded Feed the Future Bangladesh Aquaculture and Nutrition Activity. WorldFish has been running genetic improvement programs for the major carp species since 2013, as part of a long-term plan to improve fish farmer access to quality seed of the improved species.
Small-scale aquaculture improves the lives of farmers in Myanmar
In Myanmar, the fast-growing aquaculture sector has huge potential to improve the lives of rural households, which make up 70 percent of the population and depend largely on low-yielding agriculture for their livelihoods (FAO 2015). Research by the Livelihood and Food Security Trust Fund ( LIFT )...