Awards & Recognition

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Fish Innovation Lab Awards Additional Project in Kenya

The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Fish (Fish Innovation Lab) at Mississippi State University (MSU) has awarded approximately $500,000 to a new project aimed at helping solve hunger and improve ecosystems in coastal Kenya.

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$5.7 million to fight global hunger awarded by MSU-based Fish Innovation Lab

Through the $5.7 million, the Fish Innovation Lab is supporting 12 research-for-development projects focused on aquaculture and fisheries activities along the fish value chain in Bangladesh (3), Cambodia (2), Kenya (1), Nigeria (5) and Zambia (1).

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Detailed Country Listing of New Fish Innovation Lab Projects

The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Fish has awarded $6.2 million USD to 13 research-for-development projects to address food and nutrition security in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Kenya, Nigeria, and Zambia.

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U.N.’s Food and Agriculture Organization highlights MSU partnership to strengthen food security

he Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations is highlighting its partnership with Mississippi State University to develop and enhance animal and veterinary public health, plant and fish health, food safety and nutrition programs.

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2019-2020 Fish Innovation Lab Graduates

This academic year, four student researchers on Fish Innovation Lab project graduated from their colleges and universities.

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Fish Innovation Lab Featured in Recent Feed the Future Gender Report

The “Gender Integration in USAID’s Agricultural Research Investments: A Synthesis of Key Findings and Best Practices” report summarizes the extent and nature of gender integration across 20 agricultural and food security research activities funded…

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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…

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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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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…

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Fish Innovation Lab Featured in Veterinary Publication

We are proud to have had the Fish Innovation Lab and Director Mark Lawrence featured in the most recent issue of Pegasus Press, a magazine of the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine.