Resilience

Image Alternative Text: A fisherman holding a large basket trap. Photo by Inês Gomez.

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…

Image Alternative Text: Harvesting Fish Innovation Lab carp brooders. Photo by M. Gulam Hussain

Cryogenic Sperm Banking Team's Executive Summary

Cryogenic sperm banking can be used to assist the government and private hatcheries to develop brood banks by protecting and providing quality germplasm of Indian major carps and exotic carps. Read the research team's executive summary to learn more…

Image Alternative Text: Center of Excellence on Sustainable Agricultural Intensification and Nutrition (CE SAIN) program manager, Sophath TEK (right), and the provincial agriculture coordinator, Simean SOK (left), worked together with student interns to assemble a small demonstration of a Fish Before Irrigation at the Agricultural Technology Park at the Royal University of Agriculture in Phnom Penh. Photo Credit: Karen Veverica.

Fish Before Irrigation: Maximizing Water Use for Fish and Crop Production

As water resources get tighter and irrigation solutions are seen as “modern, high technology” agriculture, aquaculturists are considering a first use of the water for aquaculture before irrigation. This post was written for Agrilinks by Karen…

Image Alternative Text: Bangladeshi fish market

Foodborne Pathogens Team's Executive Summary

This Fish Innovation Lab activity estimated the prevalence of foodborne pathogens and revealed that fish from retail markets had high levels of contamination with foodborne pathogens. The research team believes that an intervention at the cut-up…

Image Alternative Text: The photograph shows vegetable and fish production using the sorjan method by youth Mynul Islam in the Patuakhali district of Bangladesh. Photo Credit: Mohammad Lokman Ali.

From Waste to Wealth: Using Aquaculture Effluent to Boost Agricultural Production in Bangladesh

Using aquaculture waste for agricultural production can reduce the use and cost of water, competition for water, chemical fertilizers as well as the environmental impact of releasing nutrient-rich agricultural water into fresh and saltwater bodies.…

Image Alternative Text: A Cambodian market. Photo Credit: Sandra Correa.

Well-Managed Aquaculture Ponds Can Help Save Wild Fish in Rural Cambodia

Small fish ponds in Cambodia are being used for Pangasius catfish production to help fish farmers increase their profits and provide a source of protein to families. Check out this article on Agrilinks by Wes Neal, co-principal investigator on the…

Image Alternative Text: This photo shows the trenches made in the rice-fish field for the fish. It is important to maintain an appropriate water depth and quality to support the well-being of fish throughout their life cycle until they reach harvest size. This is why practitioners often construct a small refuge for the fish within the rice field in the form of a trench or small pond. Photo Credit: Oladeji Kazeem Kareem.

Water Management and Productivity in Integrated Agriculture-Aquaculture (Rice-Fish) Systems

In areas with limited water availability, enhancing agricultural productivity is imperative to increase food production, income, and environmental benefits without significantly increasing water usage. Read this Agrilinks article to find out more…

Image Alternative Text: dried fish at a Nigerian market

Nourishing Nations Team's Executive Summary

The Nourishing Nations team set out to help fish processors in Delta State, Nigeria, to produce better products for their businesses, using hygienic food handling practices to reduce the risks of food safety issues. Understanding how traditional…

Image Alternative Text: Fish sampling in Shafiujjaman Momin’s pond for growth measurement.

Advancing Aquaculture Systems Productivity Through Carp Genetic Improvement Team's Executive Summary

The Advancing Aquaculture Systems Productivity Through Carp Genetic Improvement team aimed to produce new generations of improved carp in Bangladesh—catla, rohu, and silver carp. Read the team's executive summary to find out how these new…

Image Alternative Text: Adaptive research plot of a rice-fish field

Aquaculture Diversification Team's Executive Summary

The Aquaculture Diversification team used what they learned from their rice-fish trials to develop a technology guide, enabling more than 100 rice farmers with little or no knowledge of aquaculture to successfully introduce fish into their rice…