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

Launch of new innovation platform set to boost growth of Egyptian aquaculture

‘On 12 January 2014, WorldFish launched a new innovation platform to help plan for future growth of the highly successful Egyptian aquaculture sector. Egypt is the largest producer of farmed fish in Africa and the Middle East. Annual production in Egypt is estimated at one million tonnes per year, the equivalent of one fish per … Continue reading

Aquaculture / CGIAR / Egypt / Fish / Launch / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Partnership / WorldFish

WorldFish and CARE partner to improve livelihoods in Egypt

In recent years, Livestock and Fish program partner WorldFish works with CARE – a leading humanitarian organization – on projects to improve livelihoods in developing countries. This collaboration includes work in Egypt and Bangladesh (with the CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems). In Egypt, linked with the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish, … Continue reading

East Africa / Launch / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Pigs / Uganda / Value Chains

Smallholder pig value chain assessment activities launched in Uganda’s Mukono District

  On 6 February, the Smallholder Pig Value Chains Development (SPVCD) and Safe Food, Fair Food (SFFF) projects in Uganda launched their planned activities in Mukono District. Both projects are led by ILRI. The SPVCD project aims to improve livelihood security, incomes and assets of rural and urban smallholder pig producers, particularly women; the SFFF … Continue reading

Launch / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Pigs / Uganda / Value Chains

Uganda value chain assessment (VCA) work launched

On Monday 19th November, the Smallholder Pig Value Chains Development (SPVCD) in Uganda project held a Workshop in Masaka (Uganda) to launch the Value Chain Assessment work in the district. The workshop participants included, local authorities, technical staff of the local government and the National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS), as well as leaders of farmers … Continue reading