Fisheries and aquaculture play a key role in Africa’s economy
The fisheries and aquaculture sector contribute significantly to Africa’s overall economy. In a new study published by FAO, the value added by the fisheries sector as a whole – which includes inland and marine [more…]
Fish drying method changes lives in Burundi
An FAO project to equip small fishing communities with the tools and know-how to dry fish on simple raised racks instead of on the sand has changed lives along the shores of Lake Tanganyika in Burundi.
FAO interview: Fish drying method changes lives in Burundi
Yvette Diei-Ouadi is an FAO Fishery Industry Officer in Rome. In the following interview she explains why this project was first implemented and what she saw when she visited the beneficiary communities 10 years [more…]
The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture
The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture, the Fisheries and Aquaculture Department's flagship publication issued every two years, provides a comprehensive, objective and global view of capture fisheries and aquaculture.