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Tropentag workshop: Empowering livestock and fish smallholders through multi-stakeholder platforms and value chains

On 19 September 2016, ’empowering livestock and fish smallholders through multi-stakeholder platforms and value chains’  is the focus of a Livestock and Fish research program workshop at the… 195 more words

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Effects of White Spot Disease and biosecurity on shrimp farming in Bangladesh

Shrimp culture is of central importance in Bangladesh, shrimp being the cash component of many smallholder, polyculture fish farming systems. Shrimp also contributes substantial income through exports. 124 more words

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Towards a toolkit to analyse livestock and fish value chains

The CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish has been operational since January 2012. It seeks to improve the diets of poor people for healthy productive lives, and sustainably increase the productivity of small and medium-scale livestock and fish producers for food secure futures. 456 more words

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WorldFish feed experiments to increase nutritional value of tilapia

WorldFish scientists will begin to experiment with feed ingredients that can increase the nutritional value of tilapia as part of a new project.

AquaLINC, funded with the financial support of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany, aims to increase supplies of fish that are more affordable and have a higher nutritional content for consumers in Egypt and Bangladesh.  30 more words

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Assessing chemical and biological product use in aquaculture in Bangladesh

An assessment was made of the current chemical use practices in the aquaculture sector of Bangladesh and the factors that influence them.

The study shows that, despite rapid expansion of commercial aquaculture in Bangladesh, use of chemical and biological products is still relatively low compared to other aquaculture producing countries in Asia. 71 more words

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WorldFish aquaculture project increased profitability of farms in Eypt

The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)-funded Improving Employment and Income through Development of Egypt’s Aquaculture Sector (IEIDEAS) project was implemented by WorldFish in partnership with CARE Egypt and the Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation from 2011 to 2014 and later extended to November 2015. 327 more words

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