Kenya

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Achieving Coral Reef Fishery Sustainability Team's Executive Summary

The Achieving Coral Reef Fishery Sustainability research team aimed to address challenges of suboptimal seafood production in a climate refugia in Kenya. Read the team's recommendations on how the community and fisheries management programs can be…

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Samaki Salama Team's Executive Summary

The Samaki Salama activity aimed to promote sustainable fisheries practices and improve the nutritional status of young children. Read the team's executive summary to learn about their results and recommendations to address human health and…

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Low Optimal Fisheries Yield Creates Challenges for Sustainability in a Climate Refugia

The Achieving Coral Reef Fishery Sustainability activity in Kenya has a new journal article in Conservation Science and Practice. From the research, both fisheries stock and catch assessment methods found low production and excess effort when…

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Fish Innovation Lab Nutrition Specialist Dr. Lora Iannotti Receives 2022 BIFAD Award for Scientific Excellence in a Feed the Future Innovation Lab

The Fish Innovation Lab's nutrition specialist and PI of the Samaki Salama activity, Lora Iannotti, is the recipient of the 2022 BIFAD Award for Scientific Excellence in a Feed the Future Innovation Lab. This honor recognizes her work to improve…

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United States Announces $29 Million Investment to Extend Two Feed the Future Innovation Labs

USAID announced a five-year extension for the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Fish and the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Legume Systems Research. These critical investments will increase productivity and raise incomes of small-scale farmers…

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$15 Million to MSU-Led Fish Innovation Lab Extends Global Food Security Pursuits Through Aquatic Systems

Mississippi State University has received a five-year, up to $15 million extension for the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Fish to address global food security challenges through aquatic food systems.

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Sustainable Aquatic Food Systems: Multisectoral Analysis of Determinants of Child Nutrition in Coastal Kenya

The Samaki Salama activity in Kenya has a new journal article in Frontiers. This study aimed to map the multidimensional determinants of fish food security and young child nutrition in four coastal communities of Kenya with a view toward designing a…

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Fish Innovation Lab Dives Into Research in East Africa to Improve Health and Sustainability

Watch this video to find out how eight Fish Innovation Lab activities in Kenya and Zambia have improved fishery sustainability, nutrition education, fish vaccine development, and more in East Africa.

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Video: How to Make a Sustainable Fish Trap |DIY|

Check out this new video featuring the modified fish trap developed by our Samaki Salama team. More durable materials plus an escape door for juvenile fish help small-scale fishers spend less money on repairs and support the long-term sustainability…

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The Fish Innovation Lab Goes to Kenya for Regional Partners Meeting

The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Fish attended the 2023 Feed the Future Innovation Labs Regional Partners Meeting in Kenya. The meeting, which focused on systemic and innovative solutions for climate adaptation, food, and nutrition systems,…