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Some 166 million micronutrient deficiencies could be averted by 2030 if the global supply of aquatic foods is increased by 15.5 million tons to meet the dietary needs of…
Nutrition • 16 Sep 2021
Billions of people in low- and middle-income countries could face heightened food, nutrition and economic insecurity because of the threat climate change poses to…
Sustainability, Climate • 16 Sep 2021
Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted, global lead for nutrition and public health at WorldFish, was named the recipient of the 2021 Arrell Global Food Innovation Award for her…
Nutrition • 15 Sep 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.