WorldFish Science Director Prof. Eddie Allison named among world’s top cited

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Professor Eddie Allison was named one of the world's most cited in researchers Clarivate’s 2020 Highly Cited Researchers (HCR) list. Photo supplied by Eddie Allison.

Prof. Eddie Allison, WorldFish’s interim director of science and research, was named in the world’s top 0.1 percent of researchers. The recognition in Clarivate’s 2020 Highly Cited Researchers (HCR) list was measured by the number of times other scientists cite … Read the rest

Zambian aquaculture provides new opportunities for youth

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Maggie Chishala, 26 years old, and Hendrix Chishala, 20 years old, are young aquaculture farmers in Kamukate Village, Luwingu District. Photo by Chosa Mweemba.

Zambia’s emerging aquaculture sector is set to be a key supplier of fish and other aquatic foods in sub-Saharan Africa. The sector already employs approximately 13,000 people. Its growth presents an economic opportunity for youth, creating jobs along value chains … Read the rest

Gender researchers highlight approaches to achieving equal opportunities

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Gender transformative approaches deliver greater impacts for the sustainable livelihoods of women and men in aquatic food systems. Photo by Habibul Haque.

Gender transformative approaches (GTAs) are a WorldFish-pioneered innovation that has been in continuous development since 2012. Known as a set of ‘processes,’ they are used to tackle the root causes of gender inequalities, going beyond ‘business as usual’ to understand, … Read the rest