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

WorldFish aquaculture project increased profitability of farms in Eypt

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. Continue reading

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

Aquaculture / Asia / Fish / Indonesia / LIVESTOCK-FISH / PIM / Research / Southeast Asia / Value Chains / WorldFish

Exploring Indonesian aquaculture futures

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. 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