Aquaculture / Asia / Bangladesh / Fish / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Research / South Asia / Value Chains

Fish value chain assessment in Bangladesh paves the way for future interventions

WorldFish scientists and partners have commenced a fish value chain assessment and social and gender analysis of some of Bangladesh’s most important farmed fish species for poor consumers and producers: tilapia, rohu carp, silver carp and mola. Continue reading

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Africa / Animal Health / Aquaculture / Egypt / Fish / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Middle East / North Africa / Research / Value Chains / WorldFish

Improving fish health management in Egypt

WorldFish recently hosted a seminar on “Fish Health Management”, organized in partnership with the feed company Skretting, on 16 December 2014 at WorldFish’s Abbassa Research Center in Sharkia, Egypt. The meeting brought together more than one hundred participants including fish farmers, hatchery owners, aquaculture experts, researchers, consultants and equipment suppliers. Continue reading

AAS / Aquaculture / Asia / Bangladesh / CGIAR / Fish / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Research / South Asia / Value Chains / WorldFish

Workshop explores the future of fish in Bangladesh

To develop future scenarios for Bangladesh’ fish food system, a two-day workshop (31 January – 1 February 2015) organized by the Department of Fisheries Bangladesh and WorldFish brought together experts across diverse fields including fisheries, aquaculture, nutrition, gender and trade. The workshop explored how the supply, demand and trade of fish may change over the next 10 to 20 years based on observed trends and drivers of change, such as sea level rise and population growth. Continue reading

Animal Feeding / Aquaculture / Asia / Bangladesh / Feeds / Fish / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Project / Research / South Asia / Value Chains / WorldFish

Livestock and Fish project to upgrade fish feed production practices in Bangladesh

Feed production is an important part of the aquaculture value chain as the quality directly impacts the productivity and profitability of a fish farm. To improve feed quality in Bangladesh, a new project funded by Katalyst and implemented by WorldFish commenced on 1 October 2014. The project aims to upgrade the feed production practices of … Continue reading

Aquaculture / Capacity Development / Capacity Strengthening / Egypt / Fish / LIVESTOCK-FISH / North Africa / Value Chains / WorldFish

Egyptian fish farmers learn best aquaculture practices

Through training fish farmers on “best management practices”, the Improving Employment and Income through Development of Egypt’s Aquaculture Sector (IEIDEAS) project aims to sustainably strengthen this growing industry by helping farmers to increase the productivity and profitability of their ponds. Continue reading

Animal Diseases / Animal Health / Aquaculture / Asia / Event / Fish / ILRI / LiveGene / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Research / WorldFish

Conference on diseases in Asian aquaculture brings together animal health experts

Aquatic animal health is an emerging theme in the CGIAR Research Program for Livestock and Fish, with efforts now underway to forge a closer working relationship between livestock and fish animal science for development in the CRP. Continue reading

Animal Feeding / Aquaculture / Asia / CGIAR / Feeds / Fish / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Project / Research / Southeast Asia / Value Chains / Vietnam / WorldFish

New feed technology to offer more nutritious and sustainable aquaculture in Vietnam

The “Nutritious-system pond farming in Vietnam” project of WorldFish and Wageningen UR aims to increase the contribution of naturally occurring food in the diets of farmed fish and shrimp. Continue reading