Already suffering from climate disasters and persistent floods, Bangladesh’s coastal communities were sorely impacted by the COVID-19 health and economic crisis. Lockdown restrictions halted fishing activities, which are the main source of income, nutrition, and livelihoods in many rural areas.… Read the rest
Aquatic foods are rich in nutrients necessary for cognitive development and human health. Photo by Yousuf Tushar.
FAO member states endorsed the first-ever Declaration for Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture. Photo by Neil Palmer
Over 190 countries made a formal commitment to sustainable and inclusive aquatic food systems at the 34th session of FAO's Committee on Fisheries (COFI34).