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Gender-integrated business strategies empower women in Zambia

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  In Zambia, rural women play a vital role in aquaculture and related value chains, but their contributions often go unrecognized. Fish farming is often perceived as “…

• 10 Jun 2021

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Why we must protect the oceans

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Since 2009, the world has been observing 8 June as World Ocean Day. Ocean's Day is a great occasion to raise awareness and understanding about the largest part of our…

• 09 Jun 2021

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World Food Prize Laureate Shakuntala Thilsted urges UN Assembly to act on aquatic foods

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WorldFish’s Global Lead for Nutrition and Public Health Dr. Shakuntala Thilsted, who was recently awarded the 2021 World Food Prize, addressed the UN General Assembly…

• 07 Jun 2021

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Big Facts on Aquatic Foods

800

million number of people around the world who depend on small-scale fisheries and aquaculture for their livelihoods.

204

million tons - the volume of aquatic food production by 2030.

60

million - number of people engaged in the primary sector of fisheries and aquaculture in 2018.

24

trillion - the value of the ocean economy, including fisheries, shipping lanes and tourism.

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