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Addressing the Goals and Objectives of the Feed the Future Initiative: Enhancing the Profitability of Small Aquaculture Operations in Ghana, Kenya, and Tanzania



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Addressing the Goals and Objectives of the Feed the Future Initiative: Enhancing the Profitability of Small Aquaculture Operations in Ghana, Kenya, and Tanzania

Stephanie Ichien* and Hillary Egna

AquaFish@oregonstate.edu

Abstract

The Aquaculture & Fisheries Collaborative Research Support Program (AquaFish CRSP), located at Oregon State University, brings together resources from US and host country institutions to develop sustainable solutions in aquaculture and fisheries for improving health, building wealth, conserving natural environments for future generations, and strengthening poorer societies’ ability to self-govern in ways that respect the sanctity of all. In aligning strategies and goals with Feed the Future (FTF), the US government’s new global hunger and food security initiative, USAID recognizes that providing the poor with better access to well managed water resources can help eradicate poverty and improve livelihoods, health, and ecosystems. In 2010, AquaFish CRSP received funding from USAID for a three-year project to enhance small-scale aquaculture operations in Ghana, Kenya, and Tanzania. This project works toward reducing the prevalence of poverty by accelerating inclusive agriculture sector growth through improved agriculture productivity, expanded markets and trade, and increased economic resilience in vulnerable rural communities. Using three components of outreach—central media, demonstrations, and lateral diffusion—this project looks to promote the adoption of best management practices for pond aquaculture within three target technologies:






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