Resilience

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: Woman wearing a tan head covering sits beside her fish harvest in the trunk of a car

Integrated Rice-Fish Farming in Nigeria: A Resilient Approach in the Face of Climate Change

Severe weather events like flooding, drought and rising temperatures disproportionately affect many Nigerian fishing and farming communities given the naturally arid conditions of their environment. Read the full story by Feed the Future to learn…

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: Researchers in a boat: Front row from left to right is Phannara and Phun, and in the back row from left to right is Champapao, Chakriya Chum, and Sreyden, visiting fishermen along the Sre Ambel River to collect fish for nutrition analysis.

Building Capacity: Graduate Student in Cambodia Working on the First Nutritional Database for Fish

The "Increasing Sustainability of Fisheries and Aquaculture for Resilience of Cambodian Communities" project is helping develop a nutritional database for fish, which will provide the knowledge to help fill in gaps and limitations in fishery…

Image Alternative Text: Here are smoked fish on display by farmers who have integrated smoking as an adaptation to survive poor pricing of their fish by the middlemen that buy fresh catfish from farmers.

Insect-to-Fish (ITF) Farming Systems in Nigeria: Protecting Food Security with Black Soldier Flies

The Fish Innovation Lab project on integrating insect-to-fish (ITF) farming systems is helping to bring high-quality, locally sourced fish feed made from farmed insect larvae to Nigerian communities. This novel fish feed production system is…

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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.

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Intensive Fishing Effort and Market Controls as Management Tools for Invasive Aquatic Species: A Review

Mike Rice, the lead principal investigator of the Fish Innovation Lab's project on invasive crayfish in Zambia, has a new publication accepted in Asian Fisheries Science. Read to learn more about management techniques to control invasive aquatic…

Image Alternative Text: Stakeholders training workshop on sperm cryopreservation at Faculty of Fisheries

Quality Seed Production Using Cryopreserved Sperm in Fish Hatcheries Becomes a Reality in Bangladesh

The Fish Innovation Lab's project to establish a cryogenic sperm bank of key carp species for aquaculture production has successfully completed breeding trials of rohu, mrigal, silver carp, and bighead carp in nine selected hatcheries in four…

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Harnessing Machine Learning Techniques for Mapping Aquaculture Waterbodies in Bangladesh

The Harnessing Machine Learning team's peer-reviewed journal article was accepted and appears in Remote Sensing. Read the full publication to find out more about the project's findings.

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Fish Innovation Lab Overview Video

In this video, learn about the Fish Innovation Lab's work to alleviate poverty and improve nutrition in vulnerable populations through reliable and inclusive provision of fish.