New forms of aquatic foods: Exploring plant-based and cell-based seafood

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Seafood, including aquatic animals, like fish and crustaceans, and plants such as seaweeds, are crucial to the food, nutrition, and economic security of an increasing number of people around the world. As the demand for aquatic foods grows rapidly, the … Read the rest

Harnessing aquatic foods research is vital to COVID-19 recovery, sustainable food systems transformation, say agriculture for development experts

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Fish smoking near the Tonle Sap lake in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Photo by Neil Palmer.

The role of aquatic foods in COVID-19 recovery and the sustainable food system transformation demands more attention in global research agendas, said a panel of high-level agriculture for development experts at a virtual dialogue, hosted by WorldFish on 29 … Read the rest

WorldFish climate change leader Essam Yassin Mohammed seeks a systems approach for resilient aquatic foods

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Coastal storm aftermath- denuded palm trees. Sea level rise and increased frequency and severity of floods and storms will make some low-lying coastal areas uninhabitable. Photo by Helen Leitch.

Marine and freshwater resources provide a lifeline for millions of impoverished people around the world. Aquatic foods through fisheries, aquaculture and related value chains are central to the nutrition and livelihoods of up to 800 million people and provide a … Read the rest