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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.

This blog post explains how WorldFish and its partners are supporting small-scale farmers to produce better strains of fish and get a greater return on their investment.

Read the blog post

See also: Genetically Improved Farmed Tilapia (GIFT) dissemination in Bangladesh

 

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