Zambia

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Fish-Bean-Vegetable Soup, Recipe From Zambia

The soup uses assorted powders, including one from small fish, and only requires a brief cooking period. Small fish are highly concentrated in several critical nutrients, and they can be environmentally sustainable and affordable as an animal-…

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Quick Start Results, Lessons Learned, and Next Steps

In its first and second year, the Fish Innovation Lab funded five “Quick Start” activities. These were short (12-15 month) activities designed to kick-start the Fish Innovation Lab’s research-for-development activities on the ground.This document…

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2021 World Food Prize Awarded to Fish Innovation Lab Contributing Researcher Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted

On May 11, Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted was named the 2021 World Food Prize Laureate for her groundbreaking work on nutrition, fish, and aquatic food systems. Thilsted is the global lead for nutrition and public health at WorldFish and a…

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MSU-based Fish Innovation Lab awards $1.15 million in new grants, addresses global food security through improved aquaculture and fisheries

Building on the Fish Innovation Lab’s existing portfolio of 13 research-for-development projects worldwide, the newly awarded $1.15 million supports six projects spanning aquaculture and fisheries activities along the fish value chain in Bangladesh…

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Results and Findings from Fish4Zambia Team

The Fish4Zambia team has released an executive summary of findings and results from a study of men and women fishers, processors, and sellers at Zambia’s Lake Bangweulu. Results indicate significant differences in reported household-level hunger…

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Fish4Zambia Team Presents at 2021 Women and Gender in International Development Conference

Fish4Zambia team members Kathleen Ragsdale, Pamela Marinda, Mary Read-Wahidi, Lauren Pincus, Elin Torell, and Robert Kolbila presented a poster at the 2021 Women and Gender in International Development Conference held virtually from February 23-26,…

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Andrew Chisopo joins FishFirst! Zambia team

Andrew Chisopo has joined the FishFirst! Zambia team as a graduate intern. Chisopo will contribute to questionnaire programming, data cleaning, management and analysis, and production/presentation of results at scientific conferences, technical…

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Results and Findings from Zambia Feeds Team

The Zambia Feeds team has released an executive summary of findings and results from a feed trial studying the effects of an alternative feed ingredient to fishmeal in tilapia aquaculture. Replacing fishmeal as a feed ingredient could help producers…

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Increased Sustainability and Research Capacity for Tilapia Aquaculture in Zambia

The achievement of this project has built the capacity of the local vocational institution (NRDC) and proposed a solution to tilapia aquaculture in Zambia and Southern Africa, where tilapia plays a crucial role in animal protein supply of the urban…

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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…