Relatively simple changes to fish farming technology and management practices could help the global transition to increasingly intensive forms of aquaculture to become more sustainable, according to new research.
Over the past three decades, the global aquaculture industry has risen from obscurity to become a critical source of food for millions of people, mostly through export. This boom has led scholars to question whether aquaculture contributes to the food security of poorer people in producing countries.
Dr. Mona Mehrez presents a fish farmer with his quality certification at a WorldFish-hosted event in August 2017.
The first 50 Egyptian fish farmers have been certified as ‘quality producers’, after meeting a national set of best practice methods for farmed tilapia developed by WorldFish.