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When the #Ebola‬ outbreak struck Sierra Leone in 2014, the country’s food‬ systems suffered. Most affected were rural communities, where #agricultural‬ production dropped significantly. Learn how #aquaculture is helping boost #food security in post-Ebola Sierra Leone: http://bit.ly/29MJ6SH
Overcoming Ebola means more than just eradicating the disease – it also means returning the affected countries back to normal, and then restarting efforts to make them stronger than before.
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Supermarket supported area-based management and certification of aquaculture in Southeast Asia (SUPERSEAS), a new project funded by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research, will focus on providing better access for small-scale fish farmers to high value retail markets. Learn more: http://bit.ly/29CSqGn
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Earlier this year, #WorldFish‬ welcomed Tony Long to its Board of Trustees. In this short question and answer session, we learn what Tony hopes to bring to his new role and what drives his passion for environmental #conservation‬. Read it here: http://bit.ly/28LadfO ‪
In January 2016, WorldFish welcomed Mr. Tony Long to its Board of Trustees. In this short question and answer session, we learn what Tony hopes to bring the role and what drives his passion for environmental conservation.
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Find out how researchers are working with local communities in Cambodia to secure people's #livelihoods with improved water management, as part of a #project led by ‪WorldFish‬: bit.ly/1UjarYx
Climate change affects different communities in different ways. Before a community could identify practices and technologies that could help them cope with climate change, they must first identify the main climate challenges.
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Find out how the Swiss-funded Improving #Employment and Income through Development of #Egypt’s Aquaculture Sector (IEIDEAS) project has helped local #fish farmers achieve a 27% increase in net profits: bit.ly/1VhExQR
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In Bangladesh, small-scale #fish farmers often lack access to formal #banking and this presents major challenges when it comes to selling their products outside their own community. Read how #mobile banking technology is helping them overcome these obstacles: http://bit.ly/1TK8nYY
In Bangladesh, the rural poor, including many small-scale fish farmers often lack access to formal banking or credit and this presents major challenges when it comes to selling their products outside their own community.
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Coral reef ‎fisheries‬ are crucial to the #ivelihoods‬ and food security of resource-poor communities on Atauro #Island in Timor Leste. Find out how #WorldFish‬ is supporting a local initiative to protect coral reefs and boost fish supply: http://ab.co/29Fg9FM
For a Timorese family, owning a cow is a luxury and owning a herd of cattle is a sign of wealth. Most of East Timor's cattle are skinny and riddled with parasites and diseases. Chronic malnutrition is holding back growth in East Timor, with more than 40 per cent of its population living below ...
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#WorldFish and the Government of Odisha, India have entered into an agreement to sustainably boost #aquaculture in the state. The partnership will also focus on improving the value chain for aquaculture products in Odisha with a view to having an impact on human #nutrition. Learn more: http://bit.ly/296SKNn
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In the #Pacific , many communities depend on coastal #fisheries for food‬ and a source of income. But forecasts show that coastal ‎fisheries‬ in the region will not be able to provide enough #fish‬ to meet rising demand.

To avoid the projected supply deficit, sources of fish need to diversify and the #management of coastal fisheries will need to improve. Nearshore Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) provide one such solution. Here's how: bit.ly/25JnGJX
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Climate impacts in the #Pacific Islands – which rely on fishing and small-scale #farming for sustenance – are set to intensify pressure on this region’s food security, according to a new report published on World #Oceans Day. Read it here: http://bit.ly/1VLlKxR
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In Timor-Leste, #reef fish stocks are dwindling, increasing the pressure faced by fishing-dependent households. In this edition of the #WorldFish  podcast, Senior Scientist David Mills explains how inshore fish aggregating devices are helping combat this problem, by increasing #oceanic fish supply and protecting vital reefs: http://bit.ly/1WG1iPJ
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Inshore fish aggregating devices in Timor-Leste by WorldFish
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WorldFish has introduced the first breeding program for the high value and popular climbing perch in Myanmar. The goal of the initial experiment is to explore untapped opportunities for aquaculture development in the country: bit.ly/1OoBFuD
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Reducing poverty and hunger by improving fisheries and aquaculture
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WorldFish, a member of the CGIAR Consortium, is an international, non-profit research organization dedicated to reducing poverty and hunger by improving fisheries and aquaculture.  CGIAR is a global research partnership that unites organizations engaged for a food secure future. CGIAR research is dedicated to reducing rural poverty, increasing food security, improving human health and nutrition, and ensuring more sustainable management of natural resources. It is carried out by the 15 centers who are members of the CGIAR Consortium in close collaboration with hundreds of partner organizations, including national and regional research institutes, civil society organizations, academia, and the private sector. www.cgiar.org.