Aquaculture / Egypt / Fish / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Research / Value Chains / WorldFish

WorldFish and partners project on sustainable transformation of Egypt’s aquaculture market system

The Sustainable Transformation of Egypt’s Aquaculture Market System (STREAMS) project aims to increase production of inexpensive, nutritious and safe fish from sustainable aquaculture systems to help improve the health and nutrition of Egypt’s resource-poor while creating employment and increasing incomes along the aquaculture value chain. Continue reading

Africa / Animal Diseases / Animal Health / Aquaculture / Asia / Bangladesh / Egypt / Fish / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Middle East / South Asia / Value Chains / WorldFish

Aquatic animal health in the Livestock and Fish program: Year in review

This blog post highlights how WorldFish and its partners are collaborating to tackle emerging diseases in aquatic animals and developing better management practices to minimize their impact. Continue reading

Animal Breeding / Aquaculture / Egypt / Fish / LIVESTOCK-FISH / North Africa / Research / Value Chains / WorldFish

Improving efficiency and increasing employment in Egypt’s aquaculture sector

The Improving Employment and Income through Development of Egypt’s Aquaculture Sector (IEIDEAS) project, funded by the Swiss Agency for Development (SDC), has helped to strengthen the aquaculture sector by improving the profitability of fish farms and securing employment for a range of value chain actors, including women fish retailers. Continue reading

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

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

Africa / Aquaculture / Egypt / Fish / Gender / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Middle East / North Africa / Value Chains / Women / WorldFish

Egyptian fish retailers use role-playing to boost their confidence and get their rights

Women fish retailers in Egypt are often forced to pay unofficial fees for their roadside market stalls. An interactive theatre project has helped boost the confidence and ability of these women to lobby their local government for retail licenses to protect their safety and rights as workers.

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