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

Implementing nutrition-sensitive pond polyculture in Zambia: WorldFish teams up with Peace Corps volunteers

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Peace Corps volunteers in Luwingu, Northern Province, Zambia: Taryn Cadena, Rural aquaculture Project, left, and Katie Thomas, Community Health Empowerment Project, right. Photo by Doina Huso.

We sat down with Taryn Cadena and Katharine (Katie) Thomas, two young women who were invited to attend the Nutrition-sensitive Fish Agri-food Systems workshop, held in Lusaka, in late February, and had an engaging conversation about their experiences working in … Read the rest