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

Field Notes: Call for government support as lockdown bites into fish processors’ profits in India

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Engine boats are parking at sea shore because of COVID 19 lock down and fishing ban. The jobless laborers are waiting for the lockdown and fishing ban period to over and to resume their activities. Photo by Worldfish.

Lockdown restrictions in India have hit fish processors at the peak of their season and created economic hardships causing business closures. Small-scale processers are calling for government support to improve the flow of fish to consumers, who rely on Read the rest