Implementing nutrition-sensitive pond polyculture in Zambia: WorldFish teams up with Peace Corps volunteers

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Peace Corps volunteers in Luwingu, Northern Province, Zambia: Taryn Cadena, Rural aquaculture Project, left, and Katie Thomas, Community Health Empowerment Project, right. Photo by Doina Huso.

We sat down with Taryn Cadena and Katharine (Katie) Thomas, two young women who were invited to attend the Nutrition-sensitive Fish Agri-food Systems workshop, held in Lusaka, in late February, and had an engaging conversation about their experiences working in … Read the rest

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

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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

WorldFish discussed COVID-19 impacts with Nigerian aquaculture community

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Fishers on Kainji Lake, NW Nigeria, carefully handle their spiky-finned ‘squeaker’ fish (Synodontis sp.), Nigeria. Photo by David Mills.

Thursday 28th May, WorldFish virtually met with several representatives from the Nigerian aquaculture community. They included representatives from Catfish and Allied Farmers Association of Nigeria (CAFFAN), Tilapia and Aquaculture Developers Association of Nigeria (TADAN), Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON), … Read the rest