Timor-Leste president calls for expansion of aquaculture during hatchery visit

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President of Timor-Leste, Francisco Guterres Lú Olo, visited the Gleno Hatchery. Photo by Joctan Lopes, 2020.

The President of Timor-Leste, Francisco Guterres Lú Olo, visited the Gleno hatchery last week, learning firsthand how high-quality Genetically Improved Farmed Tilapia (GIFT) fingerlings are being produced and distributed nationwide.

During the visit on 18 November 2020, the president spoke … Read the rest

Nourishing the world: The contribution of fish to sustainable food futures

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A woman holds cooked reef fish for sale at her stall in Auki market, Malaita Province, Solomon Islands. Photo by Filip Milovac.

Globally, food production is exceeding sustainable limits while also failing to provide healthy diets for the world’s growing population, which will reach 9.8 billion people by 2050.

That was the finding of the recent EAT-Lancet Commission on Food, Planet and Read the rest