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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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Climate change major threat to food and income security in fish-dependent countries, study finds

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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

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WorldFish's Shakuntala Thilsted honored with Arrell Global Food Innovation Award

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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

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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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