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The Enabling Environment for Animal Source Food Market Systems: Assessing Factors that Support Competitive, Inclusive, Resilient, Nutrition-Sensitive Systems

Description: Animal source foods (ASF) market systems present significant potential for inclusive economic growth, resilient livelihoods, and improved household nutrition. This document identifies a set of factors in the enabling environment that support competitiveness, inclusiveness, resilience, and nutrition-sensitive impacts from ASF systems. Through case studies on the successes and failures  in developing countries, the guide addresses supply side factors, marketing factors and financial services factors to help policy makers and private sector entities target and maximize investment in ASF market systems.

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World Fisheries Day Video: Building an Association

WISHH salutes the leaders of the new Cambodian Aquaculturist Association (CAA) as we recognize World Fisheries Day on Nov. 21. Launched Sept. 22, 2020, the young association has already achieved progress that aligns with the Cambodian government’s goals for economic