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UI, Partners organise Workshop to Promote Sustainable Aquaculture

By Ibukun Emiola The University of Ibadan (UI) in collaboration with other partners has organised a workshop aimed at promoting sustainable aquaculture and best management practices in the Nigerian Catfish and Tilapia industries. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the workshop entitled: “Improving Biosecurity: A Science-based Approach to Manage Fish Disease Risks and …

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Strengthening System Resilience for Aquaculture Biosecurity in Nigeria

By Joanna Springer and Alaina Dismukes Aquaculture is an important source of food and nutrition security in low-income countries and has a low carbon footprint. In addition, aquaculture, which contributes to the livelihoods of 800 million people worldwide, is generally resilient to many of the climate stresses and weather-related events that increasingly threaten our food production. However, changes in …

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Survey Examines Fish Health to Improve Aquaculture Biosecurity in Nigeria

By Alaina Dismukes As a part of the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Fish, a team of researchers from WorldFish, the University of Ibadan, and Mississippi State University conducted a fish epidemiological and health economic survey on catfish and tilapia farms, using the online epidemiology and health economics tool developed jointly by WorldFish and …

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Prof. Olanike Adeyemo FAS appointed as a member of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) High-Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE) Steering Committee.

Professor Olanike Adeyemo FAS has been appointed to the membership of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) High-Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE) Steering Committee. She is the only appointee from the African Continent.The High Level Panel of Experts (HLPE) on food security and nutrition was established as part of …

Prof. Olanike Adeyemo FAS appointed as a member of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) High-Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE) Steering Committee. Read More »