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Promoting Youth Engagement and Employment in Agriculture and Food Systems
Type: Internal Report
This report, prepared at the request of the Committee on World Food Security, explores the trends, constraints and prospects of young people’s engagement and employment in agriculture and sustainable food systems. Today’s ...
Nutrition scientist Dr. Shakuntala Thilsted awarded the 2021 World Food Prize
Type: News Item/Press Item
CGIAR scientist at WorldFish honored for improving the quality, quantity, and availability of food in the world thanks to her pioneering scientific work on nutrition, fish, and aquatic foods systems.
COVID-19 impact on aquatic food systems reveals insights for future resilience
The onset of COVID-19 disrupted food value chains and reversed years of progress on key development indicators. The pandemic induced shocks to food systems globally, but particularly impacted value chains in food insecure ...
“Essential non-essentials”: COVID-19 policy missteps in Nigeria rooted in persistent myths about African food supply chains
Type: Journal Article
Food supply chains are extremely important for food access and livelihoods across Africa, but their role is often overlooked and underappreciated. Under normal conditions, the gap between myth and reality can result in the ...
Fish nutrient composition: A review of global data from poorly assessed inland and marine species
Type: Other (Abstract)
Our understanding of the nutrient contribution of fish to human diets relies on nutrient composition data for a starkly limited number of fish species. Yet particularly for the most nutritionally vulnerable fish consumers ...
Aquatic food cookbook promotes traditional recipes for health
WorldFish research analyst and Timor-Leste native, Agustinha Duarte, recently published a new book 'Cooking Fish and Seafood in Timor-Leste,' which has a collection of seafood recipes from Timor-Leste, each introduced by ...
Fish nutrient composition: a review of global data from poorly assessed inland and marine species
Type: Journal Article
Objective: Our understanding of the nutrient contribution of fish and other aquatic species to human diets relies on nutrient composition data for a limited number of species. Yet particularly for nutritionally vulnerable ...
2021 World Food Prize Laureate
Dr. Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted, native of Trinidad and Tobago and a citizen of Denmark, received the 2021 World Food Prize for her groundbreaking research, critical insights and landmark innovations in developing ...
The Role of Aquatic Foods in Sustainable Healthy Diets
Type: Working Paper
Diverse aquatic foods – including animals, plants and microorganisms farmed in and harvested from water, as well as cell and plant-based foods emerging from new food technologies – have an essential role in ensuring food ...
In the Spotlight: Bernadette Fregene
Bernadette Fregene is WorldFish’s aquaculture compact leader and a professor of aquaculture and fisheries extension, economics, and marketing at the University of Ibadan in Nigeria. Fregene facilitates the delivery of new ...