Full tummies are not enough: Strategies for nutritious and sustainable fish production

Patrik JG Henriksson -

A Bangladeshi family eating their lunch together, with dishes made from homegrown mola.

Today, efforts are needed to improve global food systems to boost human health and better protect the environment—and improvements in fisheries and aquaculture systems, particularly in developing countries, will be critical to this.

Yeanoh’s passion: Closing the gender gap in agriculture in Sierra Leone

Colby Silvert -

Yeanoh works with farmers Samuel Koroma and Adama Bangura in Manasi to count and weigh their Tilapia harvest.

In Sierra Leone, nearly half the population is food insecure and nearly one-third of children under five years old are chronically malnourished. Malnutrition rates are even higher in the poorest and most food insecure districts, such as Tonkolili District in the north.

‘Milestone achievement’: First Egyptian fish farmers awarded quality certifications

Mona El Azzazy -

Dr. Mona Mehrez presents a fish farmer with his quality certification at a WorldFish-hosted event in August 2017.

The first 50 Egyptian fish farmers have been certified as ‘quality producers’, after meeting a national set of best practice methods for farmed tilapia developed by WorldFish.