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October 11, 2018Knowledge Portal
The state of world fisheries and aquaculture 2018

This annual report measures the progress of the world fisheries and aquaculture role in meeting the Sustainable Development Goals and emphasizing its role in achieving them. Fish is an important, consistently affordable dietary component worldwide, albeit with large geographic variance. »

August 13, 2018Knowledge Portal
Impacts of climate change on fisheries and aquaculture: Synthesis of current knowledge, adaptation and mitigation options

This report by FAO  offers an overview of the implications of climate change for fisheries and aquaculture, and for the millions of people who depend on these sectors for their livelihoods,
this publication maps out solutions for climate change adaptation and mitigation around the globe.  »

July 26, 2018Knowledge Portal
Fish consumption in urban Lusaka: The need for aquaculture to improve targeting of the poor

This paper aims to generate information on the fish consumption patterns of poor urban households and explore the role of aquaculture as a source of fish among poor urban households in Zambia. Results imply that the poorest households are less likely to supplement their diets with fish products from aquaculture. »

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.  »