In the Spotlight: Quennie Vi Rizaldo

Kate McMahon -

Quennie Vi Rizaldo (right), Human Nutrition Specialist
Quennie Vi Rizaldo is a Human Nutrition Specialist at WorldFish collaborating on the USAID-funded Fish For Livelihoods project to support small-scale aquaculture farmers and fishers in Myanmar. Her research supports improved nutritional outcomes in aquatic foods systems through use of nutrition-sensitive approaches, including the integration of diverse vegetable crops alongside farmed fish in homestead ponds.

Nutrition-sensitive approaches from pond to plate in Myanmar

Matthew O'Leary -

Daw Ng Sheng Phoo in her backyard garden. After learning about the benefits of a diverse diet Sheng Phoo has increased her production and consumption of diverse, nutritious fish and vegetables. Photo supplied by Sheng Phoo.

Looking at aquaculture through a nutrition lens is leading production and dietary shifts toward diverse, nutritious fish and vegetables for women and their families in inland Myanmar.

For Daw Ng Sheng Phoo, a 42-year-old mother and fish farmer, small fish … Read the rest