Timor-Leste president calls for expansion of aquaculture during hatchery visit

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President of Timor-Leste, Francisco Guterres Lú Olo, visited the Gleno Hatchery. Photo by Joctan Lopes, 2020.

The President of Timor-Leste, Francisco Guterres Lú Olo, visited the Gleno hatchery last week, learning firsthand how high-quality Genetically Improved Farmed Tilapia (GIFT) fingerlings are being produced and distributed nationwide.

During the visit on 18 November 2020, the president spoke … 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