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Small-scale capture fisheries (SSF) generate food and income for millions of people, yet these benefits are underreported, undervalued and under threat from a range of social, ecological and political drivers.
In this paper we aim to contribute to the literature on emerging and transforming aquaculture value chains in Africa by examining recent developments in the aquaculture sector in Zambia. The overall objective was to map the current value chain, describe the actors and stakeholders and understand the dynamics that have led to transformation in the value chain.
Fish is the main animal-source food consumed, accounting for 60% of animal protein intake and is the most frequently consumed nutrient rich food in Bangladesh Pangasius is now the most consumed fish in rural areas of Bangladesh. Pangasius aquaculture has improved access to fish among poor consumers in Bangladesh by increasing supply and reducing relative prices.