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. 

In the spotlight: Mary Lundeba

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Dr. Mary Lundeba

Dr. Mary Lundeba is a sustainable aquaculture scientist based in Northern Zambia. She has been working as a field researcher with WorldFish for over 3 years. She is one of the first women to complete the Master of Science Degree … Read the rest

In the Spotlight: Rose Komugisha Basiita

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Rose Komugisha Basiita is a WorldFish scientist conducting research in aquaculture and fish genetics. Based in Zambia, her research in fish genetics is helping to advance sustainable aquaculture production in the Southern and East African region. Rose attained her Ph.D. … Read the rest