Field Notes: Boosting small-scale aquaculture productivity in inland Myanmar

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With small improvements in practices aquaculture could boost productivity, food and nutrition security of small-scale fish farmers. The photo was taken in Shwebo Township by Lizeth Tatiana Casagua Diaz, 2019.

Myanmar is one of the largest fish producers in the world. The country ranks among the largest global inland aquaculture producers. With increased understanding and investment in sustainable development, Myanmar’s aquaculture sector has the potential to reduce poverty and contribute … Read the rest

Improving Biosecurity: A Science-Based Approach to Manage Fish Disease Risks and Increase Socioeconomic Contribution

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Field testing of the value chain assessment tool, Oyo State. Photo by Sunil Siriwardena.

Nigeria is now one of Africa’s largest aquaculture producers with catfish (Clarias spp. and Heterobranchus spp.) and tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) being the dominant farmed fish.

Fish demand and aquaculture will grow substantially in the coming years, yet … Read the rest

Harnessing aquatic foods research is vital to COVID-19 recovery, sustainable food systems transformation, say agriculture for development experts

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Fish smoking near the Tonle Sap lake in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Photo by Neil Palmer.

The role of aquatic foods in COVID-19 recovery and the sustainable food system transformation demands more attention in global research agendas, said a panel of high-level agriculture for development experts at a virtual dialogue, hosted by WorldFish on 29 … Read the rest