Aquaculture

A small fish with huge nutritional benefits for rural households in Bangladesh

Mola and carp fish farming: A winning combination to boost nutrient intakes in Bangladesh and beyond

Evidence that small indigenous fish species can affect significant nutritional outcomes is growing.

Can mussels be a secret answer to sustainable aquaculture?

When we talk about food security we tend to think about livestock or land production. However, many people around the world, especially those in coastal areas, also heavily rely on fish and seafood.

Sweden calls to keep the pressure up to reduce the use of antibiotics in food production

On August 30, 2015  Jose Graziano da Silva, FAO Director General together with Elizabeth Backteman, the Swedish State Secretary for Rural Affairs visited the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU in Uppsala.  The focus of the visit was to exchange knowledge about ways to reduce the use of antibiotics in global livestock and aquaculture production.

China at the helm: global conduct in fishing, seafood production and consumption

Photo: M. Troell/Azote

Shelley Clarke, Visiting Researcher, National Research Institute of Far Seas Fisheries in Shimizu, Japan is talking at the Stockholm Seminar tomorrow.

FAO warns of dwindling resources

With the world population estimated to reach between 7.5 and 10.5 billion by 2050, it comes as no surprise that the world resources are dwindling at a frightening pace, according to the State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA) 2012 annual report.

The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA) 2012, published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nati