Faster-growing, hardier and more disease-resistant fish have many benefits for small-scale farmers and resource poor consumers. The development of new techniques for producing genetically enhanced fish breeds enables farmers to achieve increased productivity and income, and also offers an affordable source of protein for the rural poor. 42 more words
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Aquaculture is one of the fastest growing animal-food producing sectors, helping reduce reliance and pressure on wild capture fisheries. However, as global aquaculture production has grown in recent years, aquatic animal diseases have also emerged as a significant challenge. 45 more words
In Southeast Asia, tilapia farming is a major factor contributing to aquaculture, or fish farming, developed mainly around one species, Nile Tilapia. WordFish and its partner’s… 553 more words
This working paper from WorldFish assesses how gender has been integrated within aquaculture technology interventions in Bangladesh.
It draws out existing knowledge, identifies research gaps, and selects practices to build upon–as well as practices to move away from. 26 more words
Training manual on household based pond aquaculture, homestead gardening and nutrition awareness
Currently many farming households face health and economic risks because of problems in malnutrition as a result of lack of knowledge and training, improved technologies and processes in farming. 187 more words