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The 2021 World Food Prize recognizes that fish are key for reducing hunger and malnutrition
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 ...
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 ...
Fishing and aquaculture: underestimated as a source of income and food
Finding ways to feed a future population of 10 billion people a healthy diet within planetary boundaries has become an urgent global priority. Doing so will require radical transformation of food systems. The Food Systems ...
Impacts of COVID-19 on aquatic food supply chains in Assam, India February - July 2020
We conducted a monthly phone survey with fish supply chain actors in Assam to assess impacts of COVID-19 on the availability and price of aquatic foods and production inputs. Respondents answered questions about their ...
Inland fisheries critical for the diet quality of children in sub-Saharan Africa
This poster presentation, Inland fisheries critical for the diet quality of children in sub-Saharan Africa, was delivered by Lydia O'Meara for the 4th Global Food Security Conference. The presentation outlines the findings ...
Putting fish ‘back on the plate’ of nutrition debate
Research published recently in Nature showed that, in many developing countries, local fish species are rich in the same micronutrients that are missing from local diets. We spoke with WorldFish Honorary Fellow Eddie ...
Alternative seafood: Assessing food, nutrition and livelihood futures of plant-based and cell-based seafood
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 ...
Blind spots in visions of a ‘‘blue economy’’ could undermine the ocean’s contribution to eliminating hunger and malnutrition
Type: Journal Article
Increasing the production of food from the ocean is seen as a pathway toward more sustainable and healthier human diets. Yet this potential is being overshadowed by competing uses of ocean resources in an acceler- ating ...
African women join forces to overcome COVID-19 challenges in aquatic food systems
Across Africa, women working in aquatic food value chains are banding together to support their livelihoods and ensure the continued flow of fish despite COVID-19 lockdowns and disruptions.