Image Alternative Text: Here, participants are attentively listening during a day-long training workshop on sperm cryopreservation technology.

Early Successes Inspire Fish Hatchery Owners to Adopt Cryopreservation Technology

The Cryogenic Sperm Banking for Carps activity has had positive feedback from fish hatchery owners who have raised quality broodstocks of bighead, mrigal, rohu, and silver carp from cryopreserved sperm-originated seeds (fertilized eggs).

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Shrimp Export Competitiveness and its Determinants: A Novel Dynamic ARDL Simulations Approach

The "Strategies for an Inclusive Aquaculture Value Chain in Bangladesh: Analysis of Market Access, Trade, and Consumption Patterns" activity has a new journal article in Aquaculture Economics and Management. Emphasizing Bangladesh as a case country…

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Insights of Freshwater Carp Polyculture in Bangladesh: Inefficiency, Yield Gap, and Yield Loss Perspectives

The "Genome sequencing and development of single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) markers from Rohu in Bangladesh" project has a new journal article in Aquaculture. The research focuses on inefficiency, yield gap, and yield loss of carp polyculture in…

Image Alternative Text: All fish farmers were awarded a certificate after the day-long training at PSTU.

Aquaculture Training Teaches Bangladesh Farmers Business Practices to be More Profitable

A day-long training workshop for fish farmers on scientific and farm business management practices in Bangladesh provides the knowledge farmers need to diversify their farming operations to earn more income. This training by the Strategies for…

Image Alternative Text: A group photo - the Cryogenic Sperm Banking team visited the Central Artificial Insemination Center for Livestock.

A Visit to an Artificial Insemination Center Teaches Cryopreservation and Cryogenic Sperm Banking

A visit to the Central Artificial Insemination Center for Livestock provides techniques to help the Cryogenic Sperm Banking team increase the impact of their efforts to improve sperm cryopreservation and cryogenic sperm banking in their own project.

Image Alternative Text: A partial view of the Hakaluki Haor wetland in Bangladesh. Photo Credit: M. Gulam Hussain

Innovations in Aquaculture Production and Fisheries Management Build Climate Resilience

Since changes in climate and extreme weather events can significantly impact the aquaculture and fisheries industries, the Fish Innovation Lab is working to address climate-related shocks to help build resilience and mitigate risks.

Image Alternative Text: At the enumerator training, the participants sit at a table to watch the online presenters.

Enumerators’ Training Program on Strategies for an Inclusive Aquaculture Value Chain in Bangladesh

The Strategies for an Inclusive Aquaculture Value Chain in Bangladesh project held an enumerator training program, in which participants received training about the open-source data collection platform that will be used as a survey tool for the…

Image Alternative Text: To better understand baseline conditions of households and fishers, nutrition educators with the Samaki Salama project visited households to gather information to help bridge educational gaps in nutrition. Photo Credit: Francis Mbogholi

The Fish Innovation Lab: Improving Livelihoods through Food Security Research

Aquaculture and fisheries play an important role in food security. Check out how the Innovation Lab for Fish is working to improve food security in Africa and Asia.

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2021: A Year in Review at the Fish Innovation Lab

In 2021, the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Fish continued progress toward its goal of reducing poverty and improving nutrition, food security, and livelihoods by supporting the sustainable development of aquaculture and fisheries systems.

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Fish Price Volatility Dynamics in Bangladesh

Madan Dey and Prasanna Surathkal of the Strategies for an Inclusive Aquaculture Value Chain in Bangladesh project authored a new publication alongside Prokash Deb, which was accepted in Aquaculture Economics and Management.