Topics: Value chains
FISH Annual Report 2018 is now available!
As we look back over our second year as a program, new and critical understanding of fish in agri-food systems is clearly emerging from our work. This is reshaping traditional views about responses to the challenges posed by undernutrition, climate change and the growing global demand for...
Emerging scientist: Lauren Pincus
In the latest instalment of our new series on our early career research talents, we talk to Value Chain Scientist Lauren Pincus about the benefits of fish in the first 1000 days of life and the wasted potential of food waste.
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...
World Food Day: Making fish part of a nutritious diet
Shakuntala Thilsted, WorldFish’s Program Leader, Value Chains and Nutrition, explains how fish can be integrated into agricultural production systems – such as rice systems in Asia – to make up the foods needed in a nutritious diet.
Opening avenues for cross-border fish trade in Africa
Intra-regional fish trade in Africa is constrained by inadequate market and trade infrastructure, and deficient policy and institutional frameworks. These have led to high transport costs, complex trade rules and inadequate market information, all of which have prevented Africans, especially women...
Tackling the problems of poor women fish retailers in Egypt
In Egypt, the fish retail sector provides around 14,000 full-time jobs , of which informal women retailers play a dominant role in supplying low-value fish products to low-income consumers. But for women retailers in Egypt, who sell their fish from metal trays in the market or on unshaded street...