Youth Inclusion

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FishFirst! Zambia Team's Executive Summary

FishFirst! Zambia’s goal was to determine feasibility of harnessing the power of nutrient-dense pelagic small fish to help fill protein and micronutrient gaps among food-insecure infants, young children, and families. Read how the team conducted…

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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: 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: 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…

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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…

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Development of a Multivalent Bacterial Fish Vaccine in Zambia Team’s Executive Summary

The Development of a Multivalent Bacterial Fish Vaccine in Zambia study revealed the potential use of autogenous vaccination in minimizing losses in aquaculture that may emanate from production diseases in Zambia. Learn about the results and the…

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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…

Image Alternative Text: Katapa (right) is measuring crayfish in Siavonga at Lake Kariba with Gordon Mudenda of the University of Zambia (left) and Hazembe of the Department of Fisheries (center).

Know the Risks: Researching Invasive Crayfish in Zambia Leads to a Future Career in Aquaculture Research

Chibwe Katapa is a student at the University of Zambia, and she wanted to learn about aquaculture to make a difference in the lives of her people in Zambia. Katapa is doing just that by investigating the growth and spread of the invasive crayfish,…

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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.

Image Alternative Text: Mothers evaluating instant porridge with fish powder. Photo by Agness Chileya

Combating Malnutrition in Zambia With Fish-Based Recipes

FishFirst! Zambia implemented nutrition training to promote enhanced nutrition for women and children using recipes, which incorporate fish powder. This article also includes a short video on the activity highlighted at the end of the article.