La pérdida y el desperdicio de alimentos en las cadenas de valor del pescado


Entrepreneurs are coming up with innovative ways to use waste materials as new resources to limit impacts on climate change and human health by creating objects, clothes, jewellery, and eco-friendly cosmetics.
Fish fertilizer, made from fish byproducts like bones and scales, has been used for centuries as a natural and effective way to increase soil fertility. But is fish fertilizer good for all plants?
Science interns at the Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute have developed a way to extract valuable fish oil from fish waste, and they are also making decorative flowers from fish scales.
Maximizing the utilization of seafood by-products is key for addressing seafood loss and waste during post-harvest. Increasing the retention and repurposing of by-products however requires a shift in market demand and value for by-products.
Fish is an important source of protein, fatty acids, and vitamins, but is highly perishable and easily susceptible to spoilage, especially under hot climate. Markets and their functioning play an important role in reducing FLW...