WorldFish is a winner of the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture’s 2018 Inspire Challenge. The winning proposal, ‘An integrated data pipeline for small-scale fisheries’, was selected from more than 130 submissions.
This year’s ban on brood hilsa will run from 7-28 October 2018. In partnership with the Bangladesh Department of Fisheries, WorldFish is involved in raising awareness of the ban and helping fishing households to cope during the no-fishing period.
11 July 2018, Rome, Italy - Gareth Johnstone, Director General WorldFish, left, and Arni Mathiesen, Assistant Director General, Fisheries and Aquaculture Department, FAO. Signing ceremony of an MoU between FAO and the International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management (WorldFish). COFI 2018 - Committee on Fisheries, 33rd Session, 9-13 July 2018. FAO headquarters (Canada room).
A new understanding between WorldFish and FAO will combat hunger and improve livelihoods by promoting the impact of fisheries and aquaculture research.