Understanding well-being in the dried fish sector in Bangladesh

Kate Bevitt -

Sorting through the dried fish, Bangladesh. Photo by Martin Van Brakel, 2007
Workers sort through dried fish in Bangladesh.

Exploitative working conditions in the dried fish sector in Bangladesh are undermining the well-being of workers, while at the same time potentially contributing to the positive well-being of those who employ them. This is the finding of new research by WorldFish and partners that sheds an important light on the largely ‘invisible’ dried fish sector in Bangladesh, and enhances the concept of well-being in small-scale fisheries research.

Improved breeds show increased potential for aquaculture

John Benzie -

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WorldFish work to strengthen the technological foundations of aquaculture made major advances in 2017, with the release of new generations of improved fish lines and the development of molecular markers to facilitate future breeding work.