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Fish genetics in the Livestock and Fish program: Year in review

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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Aquatic animal health in the Livestock and Fish program: Year in review

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

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Exploring Indonesian aquaculture futures

In Indonesia, WorldFish and partners have applied a unique methodology to evaluate growth trajectories for aquaculture under various scenarios, as well as the opportunities and challenges these represent. 105 more words

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Addressing Egypt's aquaculture challenges

Critical problems, including water quality and disease prevention, in the $1.5 billion Egyptian aquaculture industry were addressed in a meeting of key stakeholders in Cairo last week. 39 more words

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Genetically Improved Farmed Tilapia (GIFT) is now in its 14th generation since transfer to Malaysia

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

Aquaculture

Gender integration in aquaculture research and technology in Bangladesh

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

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Aquaculture, homestead gardening and nutrition awareness

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

Food / Food Security