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

Global demand for aquatic foods set to nearly double by 2050


The world is likely to eat twice as much fish and other aquatic foods by 2050 compared to 2015 as demand surges throughout Asia and Africa, according to a new study.…

• 21 Sep 2021

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Integrated food, land and water systems for building faster resilience


Agriculture, fisheries and water management should be integrated to realize greater synergistic benefits and foster a sustainable, nutritious and resilient food system, …

Small-scale fisheries, Nutrition, Value chains and nutrition, Climate • 20 Sep 2021

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More affordable aquatic foods could prevent 166 million micronutrient deficiencies worldwide, finds new paper

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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

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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.