Small-scale fisheries as integral and integrated in the Sustainable Development Goals

Kate Bevitt -

WorldFishFollow Fish drying, Ngapali beach, Gyeiktaw, Myanmar. Photo by Finn Thilsted.

“The Sustainable Development Goals provide the most comprehensive vision for development that the world has ever seen,” said Dr. Gerald Singh of Memorial University during the recent Small is Bountiful virtual event. Yet, it’s common in discussions on fisheries and … Read the rest

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

Leah Rosen -

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

MYSAP Inland supports small-scale fish farmers and fish processors during COVID-19

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Hatchery manager, Thin Pa Pa Tun, Myanmar. Photo by Toby Johnson, WorldFish.

In the Central Dry Zone and upper regions of Myanmar, since April 2017, the Inland component staff of the Myanmar Sustainable Aquaculture Programme (MYSAP) has been working intensively with smallholder fish processors and vendors to improve fish value chains. To … Read the rest