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March 21, 2018Knowledge Portal
Scaling up innovations through adaptive research: An institutional analysis and lessons from farm science centers in India

This discussion paper presents a case study and lessons learned from an attempt to scale up a set of aquaculture innovations through adaptive research trials involving small-scale fish farmers in Odisha, India. »

February 16, 2018Knowledge Portal
Gender and aquaculture value chains: A review of key issues and implications for research

This paper aims to elucidate current knowledge of gendered engagement in and returns from aquaculture value chains. It presents a review of existing evidence on gender issues in aquaculture value chains and the potential results for value chain performance and potential upgrading pathways. »

January 23, 2018Knowledge Portal
The financial feasibility of producing fish and vegetables through aquaponics

This article¬†uses a cost-benefit analysis to assess the financial feasibility of an investment in a small-scale aquaponics system in the province of Negros Oriental, Philippines. Using this case study, in addition to refereed papers and grey literature, generic recommendations for up- and out-scaling of aquaponics are presented.¬† »

January 3, 2018Knowledge Portal
Food from the oceans

This report gives scientific advice on how more food and biomass can be obtained from the oceans in a way that does not deprive future generations of their benefits. »

Putting fish on the policy table
December 12, 2017Knowledge activity
Putting fish on the policy table

Despite its nutritious value and capacity to provide a livelihood for many in the developing world, fish are surprisingly missing from strategies for food security. The afternoon discussion session, “Capture fisheries, aquaculture and food security”, sought to address the “orphan status” of fish and explore ways in which this nutritious protein can be moved up the food agenda. »

November 20, 2017Knowledge Portal
Use of food waste, fish waste and food processing waste for China’s aquaculture industry: Needs and challenge

This article reviews the feasibility of using locally available waste materials as fish feed in the aquaculture industry. The use of locally available food waste as an alternative protein source for producing fish feed has been suggested as a means of tackling the problem of sourcing safe and sustainable feed. »