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Governance of Global Value Chains in Response to Food Safety and Certification Standards: The Case of Shrimp from Vietnam

We use global value chain (GVC) theory to understand governance of Vietnam’s shrimp farming industry. We describe this GVC as buyer-driven with important food safety standards imposed by governments of importing countries and new certification systems promoted by nongovernmental organizations (NGOs).

Livestock and Fish

Value-chain analysis of Egyptian aquaculture

Macfadyen, G., Allah, A.M.N., Kenawy, D.A.R., Ahmed, M.F.M., Hebicha, H., Diab, A., Hussein, S.M., Abouzied, R.M. and Naggar, G. El.
Project Report 2011-54. WorldFish. Penang, Malaysia. 84 p.
 

Alleviating poverty through aquaculture: progress, opportunities and improvements

Alleviating poverty through aquaculture: progress, opportunities and improvements

Little, D.C. ; Barman, B.K. ; Belton, B. ; Beveridge, M.C. ; Bush, S.J. ; Dabaddie, L. ; Demaine, H. ; Edwards, P. ; Haque, M.M. ; Kibria, G. ; Morales, E. ; Murray, F.J. ; Leschen, W.A. ; Nandeesha, M.C. ; Sukadi, F.

Major project launched to assess value of freshwater fisheries

PHNOM PENH (Cambodia Herald) - Local and international fisheries scientists and economists gathered Thursday for the inception of a major four-year research project to assess the value of freshwater capture fisheries in Cambodia.

African aquaculture: development beyond the fish farm

Despite global hunger declining, the number of people going hungry in Africa remains high with 30% of people reported to be undernourished in 2010. Fish are an important source of food for many African people, providing around 18% of their animal protein, but with a growing and rapidly urbanizing population and capture fisheries largely reaching their limit, many African countries are now looking towards aquaculture to supply an increasing demand for fish.
 

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