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Stay up-to-date with the latest news and developments in research and innovations across aquatic food systems.

Rural women revolutionize the fight against malnutrition in Odisha, India

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Linking locally-sourced aquatic foods with food and nutrition policies in the coastal state of Odisha, India is revolutionizing the fight against malnutrition and…

Nutrition, Gender • 15 Oct 2021

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Global research effort sets the stage for an aquatic food future 

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Food systems account for half of the earth’s biocapacity and are responsible for 25 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions, straining the planet’s ability to sustain…

Climate, Nutrition • 14 Oct 2021

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Four strategies to achieve inclusive and equitable aquatic food systems

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Since 2014, women participation in aquatic food systems have reached about half of the workforce in the sector. However, their involvement is usually in less valuable…

Gender, Small-scale fisheries • 14 Oct 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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