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    • The 2021 World Food Prize recognizes that fish are key for reducing hunger and malnutrition 

      Belton, B.
      Type: Blog
      On May 11, 2021, the World Food Prize Foundation announced that its 2021 laureate is Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted, a nutrition scientist who in my view has done more than anyone to draw attention to the essential but ...
    • Alternative seafood: Assessing food, nutrition and livelihood futures of plant-based and cell-based seafood 

      Marwaha, N.; Beveridge, M.; Phillips, M.J.; Komugisha, B.R.; Notere Boso, D.; Chan, C.Y.; Kabir, K.; Sulser, T.; Wiebe, K.; Nisha Marwaha: 0000-0001-9822-4085; Michael John Phillips: 0000-0002-0282-0286; Basiita Rose Komugisha: 0000-0002-7257-0286; Chin Yee Chan: 0000-0001-8615-2678; Keith Wiebe: 0000-0001-6035-620X (2020)
      Type: Report
      This report sets out to explain and explore the emerging alternative seafood sector. It focuses on identifying research questions regarding the implications of alternative seafood for food and nutrition security, livelihoods ...
    • Aquatic foods in food-based dietary guidelines around the world 

      Uyar, B.; Vooris, E.; Brouwer, I.D.; Oenema, S.; Belton, B.; Thilsted, S.H.; Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted: 0000-0002-4041-1651 (2021)
      Type: Internal Report
      Aquatic foods are an indispensable source of multiple micronutrients and omega-3 fatty acids that are important for growth, cognitive development and cardiovascular health. Globally, these foods provide 3.3 billion people ...
    • Aquatic foods to nourish nations 

      Golden, C.D.; Koehn, Z.; Shepon, A.; Passarelli, S.; Free, C.; Viana, D.F.; Matthey, H.; Eurich, J.J.; Gephart, J.; Fluet-Chouinard, E.; Nyboer, E.A.; Lynch, A.J.; Kjellevold, M.; Bromage, S.; Charlebois, P.; Barange, M.; Vannuccini, S.; Cao, L.; Kleisner, K.; Rimm, E.B.; Danaei, G.; DeSisto, C.; Kelahan, H.; Fiorella, K.; Little, D.; Allison, E.; Fanzo, J.; Thilsted, S.H.; Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted: 0000-0002-4041-1651 (2021)
      Type: Journal Article
      Despite contributing to healthy diets for billions of people, aquatic foods are often undervalued as a nutritional solution because their diversity is often reduced to the protein and energy value of a single food type ...
    • COVID-19 impacts and adaptation in aquatic food supply chains in Nigeria - One year into the pandemic 

      Haas, B.; Olaniyi, A.A.; Siriwardena, S.N.; Rosen, L.; Ghazali, S.B.; Dhar, G.; Pounds, A.; Saadiah binti Ghazali: 0000-0001-9796-6159 (2021)
      Type: Internal Report
      In 2020, we conducted a bi-weekly phone survey, covering the period from February to November, with 86 fish supply chain actors in Nigeria, to assess the impact of COVID-19 on the availability and price of aquatic foods ...
    • COVID-19 impacts and adaptation in aquatic food supply chains in Odisha - One year into the pandemic 

      Haas, B.; Sahoo, M.; Nayak, K.; Das, S.R.; Sahoo, S.; Shenoy, N.; Mohanty, B.; Baliyarsingh, B.K.; Pounds, A. (2021)
      Type: Internal Report
      In 2020, we conducted a bi-weekly phone survey with 104 fish supply chain actors in Odisha, India, about their business activity between February and October 2020 to assess the impact of COVID-19 on the availability and ...
    • Fish in Sustainable Food Systems of the 21st Century: Role of WorldFish Research on Food and Nutrition Security, Gender Equity, and Natural Resource Conservation 

      Kura, Y.; Kawarazuka, N.; Yumiko Kura: 0000-0002-1774-1943; Nozomi Kawarazuka: 0000-0002-7806-1247 (2022)
      Type: Journal Article
      Fisheries research and development challenges have diversified significantly as we entered the 21st century. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development demands that agriculture research communities take more holistic ...
    • Five actions to strengthen the contribution of fish to food systems in Zambia 

      Siamudaala, V.; Simmance, F.; Fiona Simmance: 0000-0001-9505-0198 (2021)
      Type: Blog
      A review of the actions needed to enhance the contributions of fish and aquatic foods to Zambia’s sustainable development ahead of the UN Food Systems Summit.
    • Ghana among 11 countries to benefit from CGIAR initiative 

      a, A. (2022)
      Type: News Item/Press Item
      Press note on the launch of One CGIAR Resilient Aquatic Food Systems for Healthy People and Planet (RAqFS) initiative.
    • Identifying Policy Best-Practices to Support the Contribution of Aquatic Foods to Food and Nutrition Security 

      Farmery, A.; White, A.; Allison, E. (2021)
      Type: Journal Article
      The relationship between aquatic foods and food nutrition and security is increasingly recognised in policy and practice, yet many governance instruments do not acknowledge or support this important connection. The most ...
    • The importance of indigenous freshwater foods for rural women 

      Gomese, C.; Wate, J.; Alfred, J.; Sendo, E.; Tefetia, M.; Tepai, J.; Maike, P.; Pitakaka, P.; Ride, A.; Eriksson, H.; Hampus Eriksson: 0000-0003-1199-6889 (2022)
      Type: Video
      The importance of indigenous freshwater foods for rural women in Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands A film has been produced by WorldFish in partnership with the Guadalcanal Provincial Government on the vital role of ...
    • Interventions for improving the productivity and environmental performance of global aquaculture for future food security 

      Henriksson, P.J.; Troell, M.; Banks, L.; Belton, B.; Beveridge, M.; Klinger, D.H.; Pelletier, N.; Phillips, M.J.; Tran, N.; Patrik John Gustav Henriksson: 0000-0002-3439-623X; Michael John Phillips: 0000-0002-0282-0286; Nhuong Tran: 0000-0002-1813-4571 (2021)
      Type: Journal Article
      Aquatic foods are increasingly being recognized as having an important role to play in an environmentally sustainable and nutritionally sufficient food system. Proposals for increasing aquatic food production often center ...
    • Invest in aquatic food system research - Dr Cofie to govt 

      Cofie, O.; Olufunke O. Cofie: 0000-0002-2092-4679 (2022)
      Type: News Item/Press Item
      Daily Graphic press article.
    • Nudging fisheries and aquaculture research towards food systems 

      Simmance, F.; Cohen, P.J.; Huchery, C.; Sutcliffe, S.; Suri, S.K.; Tezzo, X.S.; Thilsted, S.H.; Oosterveer, P.; McDougall, C.; Ahern, M.; Freed, S.; Byrd, K.A.; Wesana, J.; Cowx, I.; Mills, D.J.; Akester, M.J.; Chan, C.; Nagoli, J.; Wate, J.; Phillips, M.J.; Fiona Simmance: 0000-0001-9505-0198; Philippa Jane Cohen: 0000-0002-9987-1943; Sharon K Suri: 0000-0003-3064-7991; Xavier Simon Andre Tezzo: 0000-0002-4509-2901; Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted: 0000-0002-4041-1651; Cynthia McDougall: 0000-0002-5606-6813; Sarah Freed: 0000-0001-8574-8218; Kendra A Byrd: 0000-0003-4528-752X; Joshua Wesana: 0000-0003-1970-6241; David Jonathan Mills: 0000-0003-0181-843X; Michael Joseph Akester: 0000-0001-6526-1613; Chin Yee Chan: 0000-0001-8615-2678; Joseph Nagoli: 0000-0002-8919-1397; Michael John Phillips: 0000-0002-0282-0286 (2022)
      Type: Journal Article
      Food system is a powerful concept for understanding and responding to nutrition and sustainability challenges. Food systems integrate social, economic, environmental and health aspects of food production through to ...
    • Qualitative assessment of COVID-19 impacts on aquatic food value chains in Bangladesh (Round 2) 

      Mamun, A.; Shieh, J.; Belton, B. (2021)
      Type: Report
      Aquatic food value chains make up a large part of Bangladesh’s food system. In this report, we explore how actors in Bangladesh’s aquatic food supply chain have been affected by COVID-19. We conducted qualitative telephone ...
    • Qualitative assessment of COVID-19 impacts on aquatic food value chains in Bangladesh (Round 3) 

      Mamun, A.; Pounds, A. (2021)
      Type: Internal Report
      Aquatic food value chains make up a large part of Bangladesh’s food system. In this report, we explore how actors in Bangladesh’s aquatic food supply chain have been affected by COVID-19. We conducted qualitative telephone ...
    • Reorientation of aquaculture production systems can reduce environmental impacts and improve nutrition security in Bangladesh 

      Shepon, A.; Gephart, J.A.; Henriksson, P.J.; Jones, R.; Murshed-e-Jahan, K.; Eshel, G.; Golden, C.D.; Patrik John Gustav Henriksson: 0000-0002-3439-623X; Murshed-E-Jahan Khondker: 0000-0001-9933-8631 (2020)
      Type: Journal Article
      Aquatic foods are a critical source of human nutrition in many developing countries. As a result, declines in wild-caught fish landings threaten nutritionally vulnerable populations. Aquaculture presents an opportunity to ...
    • A report on the Ghana country level inception workshop of the CGIAR Initiative on Aquatic Foods 

      Frimpong-Manso, J.; Agyemang, M.; Mapedza, E.; Buisson, M.; Asmah, R.; Ahiah, L.A. (2022)
      Type: Report
      Inception workshop of the Aquatic Foods initiative in Ghana held in September 2022. This workshop also aimed to convey multiple stakeholders and initiate cross-institutional collaboration for the uptake of aquatic food ...
    • Resilient Aquatic Food System’ rolled out to enhance food security 

      Cofie, O.; Olufunke O. Cofie: 0000-0002-2092-4679 (2022)
      Type: News Item/Press Item
      Ghanaian Times press article: The Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (MOFAD), Mrs Mavis HawaKoomson, yesterday launched the “Resilient Aquatic Food Systems” initiative in Accra. Aimed at contributing to the ...
    • Rights and representation support justice across aquatic food systems 

      Hicks, C.; Gephart, J.; Koehn, Z.; Takeshima, S.; Payne, H.J.; Allison, E.; Belhabib, D.; Cao, L.; Cohen, P.J.; Fanzo, J.; Fluet-Chouinard, E.; Gelcich, S.; Golden, C.D.; Gorospe, K.D.; Isaacs, M.; Kuempel, C.D.; Lee, K.N.; MacNeil, M.A.; Maire, E.; Njuki, J.; Rao, N.; Sumaila, U.; Selig, E.R.; Thilsted, S.H.; Wabnitz, C.C.; Naylor, R.L.; Philippa Jane Cohen: 0000-0002-9987-1943; Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted: 0000-0002-4041-1651 (2022)
      Type: Journal Article
      Injustices are prevalent in food systems, where the accumulation of vast wealth is possible for a few, yet one in ten people remain hungry. Here, for 194 countries we combine aquatic food production, distribution and ...