Climate change, tropical fisheries and prospects for sustainable development

Tropical fisheries substantially contribute to the well-being of societies in both the tropics and the extratropics, the latter through ‘telecoupling’ — linkages between distant human–natural systems. Tropical marine habitats and fish stocks, however, are vulnerable to the physical and biogeochemical oceanic changes associated with rising greenhouse gases. These changes to fish stocks, and subsequent impacts on fish production, have substantial implications for the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Climate Smart Value Chains (CSVC) Lift

Join us in supporting WorldFish’s Harrison Karisa and ICARDA’s Bezaiet Dessalegn, who will be co-hosting the Climate Smart Value Chain (CSVC) Lift, under the CGIAR Dry Arc Initiative for "Fostering sustainable rural livelihoods to counter fragility in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) under a changing climate and economy: the role of Public-Private-Farmer Partnership (PPFP) as a possible remedy" on Tuesday

Employment generation in the Egyptian aquaculture value chain: implications for meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Egypt faces multiple interlinked challenges such as unemployment, poverty and gender inequality that pose tremendous barriers in the current efforts to achieve sustainable development. Aquaculture is a primary sector of the economy that has high potential to not only for provide nutritious food, but also to contribute to the national economy. The aquaculture value chain provides substantial employment generation opportunities, including for females and the youth.

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