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From Catch to Consumer

Aquaculture insurance has a broader effect than mitigating direct climate-risk impacts to primary producers. One such broader effect is that it spurs the adoption of better farm management practices and new technology, which contributes to reducing disease risks and thus ...
Introduction: IUU fishing and CDS systems Illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing is not a simple challenge. What act or action constitutes IUU fishing, and what does not? In general, IUU fishing is often complex, making it difficult to define. Owing ...
Abandoned fishing nets are being transformed into clothing, carpets and accessories, demonstrating how innovation can contribute to environmental, economic and social sustainability Thanks to a wide array of pioneering and collaborative efforts, significant volumes of abandoned fishing nets have been given ...
Aquaculture contributes significantly to food security and economic growth: more than 50% of consumed fish comes from aquaculture, explains Audun Lem, Deputy Director of FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Policy and Resources Division.  At the XV session of the FAO COFI FT (Sub-Committee ...
In a 2011 report, FAO estimated that a staggering 1.3 billion tonnes of food are wasted each year worldwide. The analysis found that 54 percent of the world's food wastage occurs "upstream" during production, post-harvest handling and storage. 46 percent ...
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