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Scientific breakthrough shows promise for disease-resistant tilapia

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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

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Five actions to strengthen the contribution of fish to food systems in Zambia

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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…

• 21 Jul 2021

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Putting youth at the heart of aquatic food system transformations

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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

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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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