Northern Zambia’s growing small-scale aquaculture sector offers new opportunities to improve food and nutrition security and boost income. The full potential of rural smallholder farms can be realized through investment in key inputs and markets along aquatic food value chains. … Read the rest
WorldFish staff delivers broodstock to a hatchery operator in Zambia's Northern Province. Photo by William Nonde.
Aquatic foods caught and harvested in inland waters have long been an important part of the economy and diets in Zambia, which has 20 percent of its land covered by water. While inland fisheries have historically been the main way … Read the rest
A woman dries small fish in the Mongu District of Zambia. Inland freshwater fish are an underutilized natural resource that provide vital nutrients to young children in rural areas. Photo by Olek Kaminski.
Inland fisheries are critical to supplying children with the nutritious, diverse diets required for cognitive development in rural sub-Saharan households, a new WorldFish research publication revealed.