WorldFish research in Bangladesh is equipping fish farmers with the knowledge and machinery to produce their own low-cost, quality fish feed is increasing the productivity of aquaculture.
This working paper from WorldFish assesses how gender has been integrated within aquaculture technology interventions in Bangladesh.
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.
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.
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 …
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 …
Recent research in Bangladesh by WorldFish and partners provides proof of the long suspected link between aquaculture and poverty reduction.
The Bangladesh situation analysis that provides an assessment of past trends, current status, and likely future directions for the aquaculture value chain 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.
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, …