Aquaculture: a climate smart innovation to feed the world

Dr. Michael Phillips -

Wheeling away at sunset in Khulna, Bangladesh. Photo by Felix Clay/Duckrabbit.

Climate change threatens the productivity of fisheries, and the livelihoods of many dependent communities. Fish producing countries throughout Africa, Asia, and Latin America face challenges from a changing climate, but Africa is especially at risk, with fourteen of the world’s 20 most vulnerable countries found within the continent.

A fisher’s wise words: ‘If we protect the fish, we are protecting ourselves’

Tarah Doheny -

Pengly, a small-scale fisher from Khe village in northern Cambodia.

Cambodia’s fisheries—some of the most diverse and expansive freshwater fisheries in the world—are under pressure from both population growth and rising demand for fish. As the need to protect these vital fisheries grows stronger, I meet one small-scale fisher who’s working to conserve fish stocks and combat illegal fishing in his rural village.