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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
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
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
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.