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We work across 20 countries in Asia, Africa and the Pacific to address sustainable development challenges through holistic aquatic food systems solutions.
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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
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
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
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.