Mitigating Risk

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Threatened Fish Genetic Resources and Biological Diversity of the Hakaluki Haor Wetland in Bangladesh

Best Wetland Management Practices (BWMPs) should be continued, enhanced, and readopted by the Government of Bangladesh to restore threatened natural ecosystem habitat and conserve fish biological diversity in the Hakaluki Haor wetland.

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Meet the Risk Mitigation Specialist: Stephen Reichley

I wish people more fully understood the health benefits of eating fish and fish products for everyone – men, women, pregnant or nursing women, and children.

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2020 Research Results from the Fish Innovation Lab

“Some of our proudest accomplishments this year are the impressive results from our Quick Start projects, results that are informing further research and development with partner institutions, government officials, and other groups in the zones of…

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Exam Tests Knowledge of Fisheries and Sustainability

The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Fish (Fish Innovation Lab) is working with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) in Kenya to secure coral reef sanctuaries from increasing climate change disturbances. Once these sanctuaries are identified,…

Image Alternative Text: Figure 1. A partial view of the Tanguar Haor wetland in Bangladesh.

Threatened Fish Genetic Resources and Biological Diversity of the Tanguar Haor Wetland in Bangladesh

Best Wetland Management Practices (BWMPs) and an improved Management Framework should be formulated and implemented earlier at Tanguar Haor wetland by the Government of Bangladesh. BWMPs are the only solution to protecting the wetland ecosystem from…

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Building Resilience of Fishery and Aquaculture Systems

Mississippi State University and its partners, through the Feed the Future initiative, are developing new technologies and practices to improve the resilience of aquaculture and fishery systems to meet income and nutrition needs of vulnerable groups…

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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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The Aquaculture Postharvest Value Chain in Nigeria

The project enhanced understanding of postharvest aquaculture value chain, postharvest losses along aquaculture value chains, characteristics of aquaculture production systems in Nigeria, aquaculture contributions to rural livelihoods and household…

Image Alternative Text: Dr. Basant Gomma, left, a graduate student in MSU's College of Veterinary Medicine, works alongside CVM Professor Dr. Mark Lawrence in February to observe fish while conducting research for the MSU-led Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Fish. The USAID-funded initiative aims to improve nutrition, food security and livelihoods in developing countries by supporting the sustainable development of aquatic habitats and fisheries. Lawrence serves as director of the Fish Innovation Lab. (Photo by Beth Wynn)

MSU continues international leadership in aquaculture, world’s fastest-growing food production sector

As aquaculture and fisheries play an increasingly important role in addressing global food security, Mississippi State University is continuing to build its reputation as an international leader in the field.

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Threatened Fisheries Resources and Biological Diversity of Baikka Beel Sanctuary at Hail Haor Wetland in Bangladesh

The Baikka Beel Sanctuary is a unique example of wetland best management practices at Hail Haor wetland ecosystem, which could be used to restore ecosystem values and services and conserve fish breeding grounds for restocking indigenous fish species…