WorldFish scientists will begin to experiment with feed ingredients that can increase the nutritional value of tilapia as part of a new project.
n assessment was made of the current chemical use practices in the aquaculture sector of Bangladesh and the factors that influence them.
The IEIDEAS project in Egypt resulted in greatly increased profitability for fish farms (equivalent to around USD 16,000 in extra profit generated per farm, USD 27 million total value added by the project). Increased profitability was mainly achieved by cost savings through more efficient feed management rather than increased production.
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.
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.
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.
In Indonesia, WorldFish and partners have applied a unique methodology to evaluate growth trajectories for aquaculture under various scenarios, as well as the opportunities and challenges these represent. Indonesia is currently the fourth largest aquaculture producer globally, and the sector needs to grow to meet future fish demand.
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.
Critical problems, including water quality and disease prevention, in the $1.5 billion Egyptian aquaculture industry were addressed in a meeting of key stakeholders in Cairo last week.
This working paper from WorldFish assesses how gender has been integrated within aquaculture technology interventions in Bangladesh.