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The possibility of breeding tilapia that are resistant to tilapia lake virus (TiLV) is one step closer, thanks to a genomic research breakthrough.
Nile tilapia is one…
• 21 Jul 2021
Landlocked Zambia is rich in aquatic resources in the form of rivers, lakes and wetlands and has potential to be the fish basket for southern Africa. The country’s…
Young people today step into the world at a critical crossroads for our food systems. At present, the production, processing, distribution, consumption and disposal of…
• 13 Jul 2021
million number of people around the world who depend on small-scale fisheries and aquaculture for their livelihoods.
million tons - the volume of aquatic food production by 2030.
million - number of people engaged in the primary sector of fisheries and aquaculture in 2018.
trillion - the value of the ocean economy, including fisheries, shipping lanes and tourism.