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Reducing poverty and hunger by improving fisheries and aquaculture
Reducing poverty and hunger by improving fisheries and aquaculture

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#WorldFish research informs a new tool, developed with Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs, that aims to foster a more #gender-equitable and socially-inclusive environment in the Barotse Floodplain, Zambia.

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In this short interview, Dr. Blake Ratner, Director General of #WorldFish, explains why gender equity research is an important part of our work to strengthen livelihoods by improving #fisheries and aquaculture: http://bit.ly/2n1aanA

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Fishing is often seen as a man’s domain, meaning in developing countries that #women’s contributions often go unseen and women are excluded from decisions on small-scale #fisheries governance. In this podcast, Dr Pip Cohen, Program Leader of the Resilient Small-Scale Fisheries Research Program, explains how #WorldFish works to overcome these barriers: http://bit.ly/2n1X5aV
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More than 400 million people in #Africa depend on fish as a vital source of #nutrition, protein and micronutrients that are critical for childhood development. Over 12 million Africans are employed in the #fisheries sector. Check out this policy brief and learn how improved fish trade can play a key role in ensuring #food and nutrition security across the African continent: http://bit.ly/2la3LoZ
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A new report from #WorldFish projects that fish production in ASEAN countries will reach 24% of global output by 2030. "Fish to 2050 in the ASEAN Region" says that policies to promote sustainable #aquaculture expansion and law enforcement in fisheries #management are critical to ensuring sustainable growth in both sectors: bit.ly/2kQELzX
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In November 2013, the super #typhoon Yolanda struck the Philippines, causing huge devastation. Learn how #WorldFish has helped Yolanda victims develop new skills in fish farming and generate an extra source of much-needed income: http://bit.ly/2khYuZh
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In this blog post, ​​Logan Linnane​ ​highlights #WorldFish's efforts to revitalize a dilapidated hatchery which is integral to boosting #aquaculture production in Sierra Leone.

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In this #blog post, Earlham Institute's Federica Di Palma writes that new resolution to establish National Aquaculture Development Centre in #Tanzania could help tackle poverty and undernutrition: http://bit.ly/2jfkcwe

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Fish is an important part of the Sierra Leonean diet, so increasing #fish​ ​supplies​ ​can​ ​help reduce malnutrition and stunting. In our latest #blog post, ​​Logan Linnane​ ​highlights #WorldFish's efforts to revitalize a dilapidated hatchery which is integral to boosting #aquaculture production in the country. 

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It is increasingly recognized that #aquaculture’s global growth is necessary to meet future food and #nutrition security requirements. But this creates challenges for managing #environmental impacts. How do we get the balance right? bit.ly/2iXRwrT
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