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

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 / Asia / Bangladesh / Cattle / Dairying / Fish / Livestock / Report / South Asia / Value Chains

Barriers to the development of livestock and fish in Bangladesh

The Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS) recently published two policy briefs looking at barriers to the development of livestock  and fish sectors in the country. They were carried out under the Policy Research and Strategy Support Program (PRSSP) being implemented by BIDS with support from IFPRI and USAID. The Livestock and Fish program is … Continue reading

Aquaculture / Bangladesh / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Partnership / WorldFish

Livestock and Fish team assesses aquaculture opportunities in Bangladesh

In 2013, the Livestock and Fish CGIAR Research Program added Bangladesh as its second aquaculture value chain after Egypt. Fish is the most important food after rice in Bangladesh, in addition Bangladesh is the world’s fifth largest aquaculture producer.

A Livestock and Fish program team comprising Stuart Worsley, Jens Peter Tang Dalsgaard and Froukje Kruijssens recently visiting the country to review ways to integrate work across the livestock and fish and aquatic agricultural systems (AAS) research programs. Continue reading

Aquaculture / Bangladesh / South Asia / Value Chains / WorldFish

Worldfish is recruiting a value chain science leader in Bangladesh

WorldFish is a Partner Center of the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish, led by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in collaboration with the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA). The Livestock and Fish Program works to sustainably increase the productivity, … Continue reading