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Asia Regional Coordinator Recognized for Contributions to Sustainable Aquaculture

Fish Innovation Lab Asia Regional Coordinator M. Gulam Hussain recently gave an invited keynote address in Dhaka, Bangladesh. At the event, he also received a Crest of Honor from Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum and Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council for his work in sustainable aquaculture.

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Deputy Director Elin Torell Featured in Gender-Mainstreaming Article

Fish Innovation Lab Deputy Director Elin Torell of the University of Rhode Island has been featured for her work in gender mainstreaming in developing countries in Central America, West Africa, East Africa, Indonesia, and the Philippines.

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Notice of Amendment No. 3 to RFA

Due to delays in receiving external reviews, the Fish Innovation Lab management entity must extend award notifications to ensure selection standards are met. Applicants will be notified on or before October 24, 2019, as noted below and in the full amendment document. 

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Notice of Amendment No. 2 to RFA

Please note that due to the high volume of submissions, the Fish Innovation Lab has extended the timeline. A summary is provided in the table below, and details are provided in the full amendment document.

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Fish Innovation Lab Technical Director Receives Fulbright Grant for Research in Chile

Fish Innovation Lab Technical Director Peter Allen, an aquaculture scientist in Mississippi State University’s Forest and Wildlife Research Center, received the prestigious Fulbright grant to conduct research in Chile as part of the U.S. Department of State’s flagship exchange program.

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Fish Innovation Lab Director Discussed Aquaculture Biosecurity at Congressional Briefing

Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Fish Director Mark Lawrence discussed with lawmakers the risks of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in aquaculture at a congressional briefing in Washington, DC, on July 23.

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Global Partners Discuss Nutritional Goals at Virtual Convening

To discuss food and nutrition security, the Fish Innovation Lab convened global partners on June 28 when lab leaders, country coordinators, and grant recipients discussed the connections between research projects and potential nutritional outcomes for global communities dependent on fish for food and livelihoods.

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Collaborating With the Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy

The Fish Innovation Lab is collaborating with Feed the Future and the Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy as a case study in a guidebook book underdevelopment. The case study will be developed through a series of steps, including an in-country field activity in September.

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Team Begins Initial Field Work in Kenya

Efforts are underway for the Fish Innovation Lab’s quick start project in Kenya. The project, titled “SecureFish: Improved Nutrition Security in Kenya Through Increased Access to and Consumption of Coastal Marine Fish,” is conducting formative research to serve as a foundation for developing interventions to ultimately improve nutrition among vulnerable populations in Kenya and coastal communities globally. 

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Notice of Amendment No. 1 to RFA

Please note that due to the high volume of submissions, the Fish Innovation Lab has extended the timeline for the RFA, including the deadline for full invited proposals. Details are provided in the full amendment document. 

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