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Here are some stories  about how fish farming is helping HIV-affected families in Africa; and another about rehabilitating communities following natural disasters. (World Fish Centre-CGIAR)

Fish farming supports HIV-affected families in Africa Video. (1 min 34 secs) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XodkPRULvMU The food crisis is adding to the misery of countries already crippled by other burdens like drought and HIV. Here people are turning to fish farming, not only for food and income but also as a way to cope with the challenges of HIV — in particular the orphans from AIDS. This video takes a look at WorldFish’s work with partners to reduce poverty and hunger in Africa through fish farming.

Fish for life: rehabilitating lives after natural disasters Video. 2 mins http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALQX6KKay4A Coastal areas, the inhabitants of which are often dependant on fish for food and income, are increasingly those most affected by natural disasters. This video takes a look at how one remote fishing community in Aceh Indonesia, which was totally destroyed following the 2004 tsunami, is benefiting from rehabilitation efforts by WorldFish & partners that put the community at the heart of planning and implementing new options for their future.




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