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Dr. Essam Yassin Mohammed appointed WorldFish’s new Interim Director General

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The WorldFish Board of Trustees is pleased to announce Dr. Essam Yassin Mohammed as WorldFish’s new Interim Director General from January 4, 2022.  The Board has…

• 04 Jan 2022

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Dr. Gareth Johnstone steps down as WorldFish Director General end of December 2021

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WorldFish’s Director General, Dr. Gareth Johnstone, advised the Board leadership of his intention to stand down over the holiday period, after working with WorldFish for…

• 04 Jan 2022

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Launching Nigeria's Fish Futures to nourish a nation

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Fish are the future of food in Nigeria, agreed panelists at the virtual launch of a new book exploring aquaculture development in the country.   Moderated by Etienne…

Sustainability, Value chains and nutrition, Economy • 28 Dec 2021

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2021 Highlights: Aquatic Foods Make Global Headlines

Big Facts on Aquatic Foods


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.