Capacity Development

Image Alternative Text: Installed wetlab at the aquaculture facility at RUA, Cambodia.

Bighead Catfish Culture Team's Executive Summary

In the executive summary from the Bighead Catfish Culture activity, the research team showed their results and recommendations from the Cambodia aquaculture activity. The team established three main aquaculture facilities and provided training to…

Image Alternative Text: Aerial view of a patchwork of integrated fish-prawn-vegetable “ghers” in Kulna district, southwest Bangladesh.

Harnessing Machine Learning Team's Executive Summary

The Harnessing Machine Learning activity utilized artificial intelligence (machine learning) and remote sensing to extract and analyze data on fishponds from satellite images. The data gathered facilitated development of an interactive online data…

Image Alternative Text: A group of student interns and the research team were trained by a feed mill engineer from Bangladesh on how to use the feed pelletizing machine.

Bighead Catfish Nutrition Research and Training Builds Capacity Through Installation of a Feed Pelletizing Machine

In Cambodia, the Bighead Catfish team along with a group of students were trained on how to use a fish feed pelletizing machine to work on developing a cost-effective fish feed alternative. The training also engaged participants from the Faculty of…

Image Alternative Text: Oluwasanmi Aina, Larry Hanson, Olanike Adeyemo, and Selim Alarape are seen at Cypress Cove Boardwalk in Mississippi.

A Cross-Cultural Collaboration Furthers Research on Catfish Disease Diagnostics for Nigeria

Oluwasanmi Aina and Selim Alarape, from the Aquaculture Biosecurity team, engaged in training at Mississippi State University to equip them with the tools necessary to establish fish virology knowledge in Nigeria.

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An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure: International Training Helps Aquaculture Researchers Enhance Early Detection Skills

Oluwaseun Ogundijo recognized the importance of early disease detection for improved aquaculture health and food production in Nigeria, but he lacked access to some of the most advanced diagnostic approaches. A workshop conducted by WorldFish under…

Image Alternative Text: Tahsina Tabassum interviewed a retail trader at one of the fish markets the team visited to get their survey data.

Fish Value Chain Survey Informs Future Interventions to Mitigate Foodborne Pathogens

Five enumerators total (four women and one man) were trained in survey collection methods as part of a Fish Innovation Lab research study led by Washington State University, estimating the prevalence of foodborne pathogens in two of the most…

Image Alternative Text: Group photo in the 3-D printing lab at LSU AgCenter

A Cross-Collaboration to Build the Cryopreservation Industry in Bangladesh

The LSU AgCenter and the Fish Innovation Lab’s Cryogenic Sperm Banking for Carps team came together at the LSU AgCenter facilities in the United States to learn from one another and work to further build the cryopreservation industry in Bangladesh.

Image Alternative Text: Kh. Mahbubul Haque, director general for the Bangladesh Department of Fisheries, officially received the G3 rohu strain from Essam Mohammed, director general for WorldFish.

The Carp Genetic Improvement Program in Bangladesh Shares G3 Technology With the Department of Fisheries

Kh. Mahbubul Haque, director general for the Bangladesh Department of Fisheries (DoF), officially received the rapid-growing WorldFish Generation 3 (G3) rohu on behalf of DoF during a day-long international workshop held on May 9, 2023. This…

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Development and Validation of Nutrition and Food Safety Educational Material for Fish Processors in Nigeria

The Nourishing Nations activity developed and validated a low-literacy flipbook designed to teach women fish processors in Nigeria about nutrition and food safety. Learn more in this article from the International Journal of Environmental Research…

Image Alternative Text: Here, fishers are doing a biomass stock assessment training at Wasini Island, Kenya, by diving underwater to assess the fishery. (Photo by Remy Oddenyo, WCS)

Increasing Knowledge of Fisheries Status Through Community Stock Assessment Training

In Kenya, one activity is especially focused on maintaining a sustainable fishery. One way the Achieving Fisheries Sustainability in a Climate Sanctuary activity is accomplishing this is through stock assessment training to estimate fish stock…