Fish farming brings food and nutrition security to Sierra Leone

Logan Linnane -

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Beneficiaries participating in an integrated rice-agriculture training in Sierra Leone. Photo by Monica Pasqualino.

When WorldFish began working in Sierra Leone on the USAID Feed the Future project in 2015, the inland fish-farming sector was producing nowhere near its potential.

Aquaculture and the environment: Getting the balance right

Patrik JG Henriksson -

Grouper farming in Aceh, Indonesia.
Grouper farming in Aceh, Indonesia. Photo by Mike Lusmore, 2012.

Aquaculture, the farming of aquatic animals and plants, is the fastest-growing food-production sector in the world. Today, this source provides half of all fish for human consumption (FAO 2016).