WorldFish joins united effort to boost climate-smart food systems in Malawi

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Establishment of IAA plots by Tiyese Farmer Field School (FFS) members. Photo by Joseph Nagoli/Meriam Phiri

In Malawi, land and aquatic food systems engage 80 percent of the population playing a key role in food security, employment and economic growth. However, the increasing impacts of climate change are threatening the productivity of small-scale producers. Increased temperatures … Read the rest

Illuminating Hidden Harvests country case study author: Hunter Snyder

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Photo of Greenlandic man processing Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) in Qeqertarsuatsiaat, Greenland. Photo by Hunter T. Snyder.

Illuminating Hidden Harvests (IHH): The contribution of small-scale fisheries to sustainable development is a collaborative study led by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Duke University and WorldFish. When released in 2021, the study will provide one of the Read the rest

Climate-smart innovations can boost aquatic food systems productivity in Bangladesh, says climate change expert

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The role of aquatic food systems in Bangladesh is wide. Climate services can support more climate-resilient decisions among local fishermen and fish workers. Photo by Balaram Mahalder, 2010.

Climate-smart innovations are urgently needed to help poor and vulnerable aquatic food system actors withstand climate-shocks in Bangladesh, said WorldFish climate change researcher Peerzadi Rumana Hossain at a virtual roundtable in late August.

As an affordable source of protein, fish … Read the rest