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

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