Q&A with new WorldFish board member Tony Long

Tony Long -

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In January 2016, WorldFish welcomed Mr. Tony Long to its Board of Trustees. In this short question and answer session, we learn what Tony hopes to bring the role and what drives his passion for environmental conservation.

Irrigation channels: an opportunity for aquaculture in Myanmar

Manjurul Karim -

In Myanmar, 90 per cent of aquaculture is in inland freshwater ponds in the Ayeyarwady Delta. Over the last 10 years, farmed fish output from this region grew by 250 per cent, driven by an increase in production yields and the number of ponds (Feed the Future 2015).

Lessons From Uganda on Strengthening Women’s Voices in Environmental Governance

Blake Ratner -

Ask Agnes Namukasa about sustainably managing fisheries in Kachanga, the lakeshore landing site she calls home in Uganda’s Masaka District, and you will soon learn about toilets. From her perspective, community members won’t address conflict between government enforcers and fishers, competition among neighboring villages, or pollution threatening aquatic ecosystems until they can first organize to address their most pressing daily needs.