Inland fisheries critical for nourishing young children in sub-Saharan Africa, study reveals

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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. 

WorldFish joins united effort to boost climate-smart food systems in Malawi

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Establishment of IAA plots by Tiyese Farmer Field School (FFS) members. Photo by Joseph Nagoli/Meriam Phiri

In Malawi, land and aquatic food systems engage 80 percent of the population playing a key role in food security, employment and economic growth. However, the increasing impacts of climate change are threatening the productivity of small-scale producers. Increased temperatures … Read the rest

Hot off the press: New research in February 2019

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Inspecting the fishing nets, Africa.
Each month, we highlight a selection of our new publications. Research by WorldFish, FISH and partners published in February addresses some of the challenges facing fisheries and aquaculture that limit the benefits derived by value chain actors and restrict the sectors’ growth.