How farmed fish is nourishing rural households in Timor-Leste

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Farmers eating fish in Timor-Leste. Photo by Kate Bevitt.

How farmed fish is nourishing rural households in Timor-Leste

A new WorldFish-led project aims to get more fish onto the plates of households in Timor-Leste to make diets more nutritious and diverse, thus improving food and nutrition security in the Read the rest

Nourishing the world: The contribution of fish to sustainable food futures

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A woman holds cooked reef fish for sale at her stall in Auki market, Malaita Province, Solomon Islands. Photo by Filip Milovac.

Globally, food production is exceeding sustainable limits while also failing to provide healthy diets for the world’s growing population, which will reach 9.8 billion people by 2050.

That was the finding of the recent EAT-Lancet Commission on Food, Planet and Read the rest

Can Egypt’s fish markets empower women and men retailers equally? Prospects for change and barriers to success

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Women fish retailer cleaning fish at Sayda Nafissa market, Aswan city, Egypt. Photo by Sara Fouad.

Prospects for change and barriers to success

Unless gender inequalities in food systems are recognized and addressed, nutrition security and poverty reduction will suffer. Yet historically, women have been little recognized in national data, policy, or programming relating to fish … Read the rest