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Bulletin IV of the Fish for Food Project

The fourth bulletin of the Amazon Fish for Food Project pays homage to the talented men and women who are dedicated to building Bolivia’s future. The Project continues to support key advances and solutions in f…

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A new book on paiche (Arapaima gigas) management in the Bolivian Amazon !

Carvajal-Vallejos F.M. et al.

The Fish for Food proyect, co-supported by INIAF, WorldBank and IDRC-Global Affairs Canadá (GAC), published the book "Bases técnicas para el aprovechamiento y manejo del paiche (Arapaima gigas) en la cuenca a…

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Libro de resumenes Simposio acuicultura

Bolivia has a significant fisheries and aquaculture potential, but still is one of the counteries with lowest fish consumption (aprox. 3 kg per capita). Within this framework and challenge, the objective of…

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Fish for food, exploring ways to get fish on the table in Bolivia

Posted by Brian Owens on April 21, 2016 on the Canadian Geographic website

People in Bolivia don’t eat much fish — among South American nations it has the lowest per-capita consumption — despite having a large number of lakes and rivers. But local, sustainably sourced fish could be a good …

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The expansion of Arapaima cf. gigas (Osteoglossiformes: Arapaimidae) in the Bolivian Amazon as informed by citizen and formal science

Van Damme P. A., Coca Méndez C., Zapata M., Carvajal-Vallejos F.M., Carolsfeld J., and D. Olden J. - Management of Biological Invasions, Vol. 6, 2015

El pez gigante Arapaima cf. gigas se introdujo en el norte amazónico de Bolivia hace más de medio siglo y ahora contribuye significativamente a la pesca comercial. Poco se sabe acerca de su potencial de d…

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