The WFC is an international, non-profit, non-governmental organisation working in partnership with a wide range of government and non-governmental agencies at regional, national and local levels in the developing world, and with advanced research institutions worldwide. WFC carry out research-for-development to improve small-scale fisheries and aquaculture, with key competencies in Policy Economics and Social Sciences, Natural Resource Management, and Aquaculture and Genetic Improvement. WFC is helping nations plan for, adapt to and cope with climate change. WorldFish aims to play a vital role by helping identify and focus the best of global science to assist developing countries in understanding and tackling the threats that lie before them. This work will generate crucial outputs such as vulnerability maps, models, indicators, early-warning tools, and scientific knowledge to inform changes in policies, governance and institutions, increasing adaptive capacity, resilience, preparedness, and coping ability.