Alex Bezahler
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Alex Bezahler is a Research and Communications intern with Food Tank. Alex recently graduated from Temple Law School in Philadelphia, where he focused on environmental law and natural resource regulation. He has also worked on organic farms throughout the United States and regularly volunteers on local urban farms in Northern California.

Financial Aid in Nigeria Creating a New Interest in Rural Fish Farming

Aquaculture in Nigeria has greatly benefited organizations like CORAF, which utilizes its WAAPP initiative to train people in rural fish farming.

Using Aquaculture Development to Encourage Women’s Employment in West Africa

Through CORAF and its WAAPP initiative, rural Nigerian women have the opportunity to work through aquaculture.

Promoting Integrated Fisheries in West Africa

CORAF has partnered with a number of West African universities in order to further develop integrated fisheries and aquaculture educational programs.

Harmonizing Seed Rules in West and Central Africa

CORAF and partners have coordinated uniform seed rules, which spurs seed import and export among neighboring African states.

A Boom in Fish Feed Production in Nigeria

Fish feed production is an example of how collaboration between public and private organizations can have positive effects while promoting self-sufficiency.