Today, fish provides livelihood opportunities, food and nutritional security to millions of poor people in India. Improving the productivity of fisheries and aquaculture is essential to improving food and nutrition security at the household level, increasing socio-economic status and improving livelihoods, promoting ecological sustainability of natural resources.
Jaljeevika is a nonprofit social enterprise that harnesses the potential of fisheries and aquaculture to reduce hunger and poverty. Utilizing its institution development expertise, its networks and a capacity-building approach, Jaljeevika facilitates an increase in productivity, sustainability, empowerment of community and market linkages to improves the lives of smallholders. By the year 2030, Jaljeevika aims to impact 1 million fish farmers and community-engaged across the fisheries-related value chain.