Success Through Seaweed in Bangladesh

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In place since 2017, a fishing ban along the Naf River in Bangladesh has left fishermen in surrounding communities without a stable source of income. Many have transitioned to seaweed farming because of its simpler techniques, less expensive equipment, and … Read the rest

Field Notes: Bangladesh in times of COVID-19. Impacts on aquaculture and fisheries

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Biponibag, a retail fish market in Chandpur city, Bangladesh, has been heavily impacted by COVID-19. Fish availability reduced and so as the numbers of buyers. Most small scale fish sellers are using face masks. Photo by Kingkar Shaha, Worldfish.

In this series of blogs, experts from WorldFish’s focal countries share their personal insights on the impacts of COVID-19 on fishing, aquaculture, and everyday life.

In part 2 of this blog, our expert panel Dr. Mohammad Mahfujul Haque, Dr. Abdullah-Al … Read the rest

Field Notes: Bangladesh in times of COVID-19 and food security implications

Leah Rosen -

Biponibag, a retail fish market in Chandpur city, Bangladesh, has been heavily impacted by COVID-19. Photo by Kingkar Shaha.

In this series of blogs, experts from WorldFish’s focal countries share their personal insights on the impacts of COVID-19 on fishing, aquaculture, and everyday life.

From food security to supply chains, here are some observations and experiences from Bangladesh, shared … Read the rest