Food systems approach key to balancing biodiversity, livelihoods

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Introducing fishing bans during the hilsa breeding season greatly improved hilsa stocks in the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh. Photo by Mohammad Mahabubur Rahman.

A food systems approach led the extraordinary recovery of hilsa fish stocks while boosting the livelihoods and food security of those dependent on aquatic food systems in Bangladesh. Balancing restrictions on fishing with the promotion of alternative Read the rest

6 aquatic food system innovations transforming women’s livelihoods

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Women are crucial to nutrition-sensitive aquatic food system innovations, providing labor, innovative ideas, and entrepreneurship. Photo by Neil Palmer.

WorldFish’s Global Lead for Nutrition and Public Health, Aquatic Food Systems, and Vice Chair of the 2021 UN Food System Summit Action Track 4: Advance Equitable Livelihoods, Dr. Shakuntala Thilsted, shares her experience developing nutrition-sensitive innovations that are transforming women’s Read the rest

WorldFish announces leadership team to guide 2030 strategy on aquatic food systems

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Caption: A new science and research leadership team is set to guide WorldFish’s research transition plan towards One CGIAR and its 2030 Research and Innovation Strategy: Aquatic Foods for Healthy People and Planet. Photo by Balaram Mahalder.

WorldFish has announced a new, restructured leadership team to guide the implementation of its 2030 Research and Innovation Strategy: Aquatic Foods for Healthy People and Planetwhich sets a pathwayto end hunger and advance the Sustainable Development Goals by … Read the rest