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Health and nutrition
 
Video
29 October 2019
Nourishing the World: the Role of Fish

Rohana Subasinghe
, Senior researcher, WorldFish, discussed the importance of aquaculture to solve the hunger in the growing world population.

Landscape management
 
Event
21 March 2019
Sustainable Aquaculture at local and global scales

Aquaculture is said to be the world’s fastest growing food enterprise. It supplies a growing global population with nutritious food from aquatic animals and plants. However, the production...

Health and nutrition
 
Event
22 November 2018
Open seminar: Livestock, Aquaculture and Public health in S.E. Asia

Programme 13.15 Welcome and Introduction, Dr. Ulf Magnusson, SLU Global 13.30 Aquaculture and public health hazards in SE Asia, Dr. Anders Dalsgaard, University of Copenhagen 14.00 How...

Gender and equality
Health and nutrition
 
News Story
20 November 2018
Teach a woman to farm fish – reverse negative malnutrition trends

Can small fish be a solution for malnutrition? NutriFish1000 initiative says "yes".

Climate change and resource conflict
Landscape management
 
News Story
20 August 2018
Sweden’s and SLU’s new research vessel has been launched!

Svea, Sweden’s and SLU’s new research vessel was recently launched and moored to its berth at Armon Shipyards in Vigo, northwestern Spain. Several months of work alongside the quay remain...

Health and nutrition
 
News Story
2 February 2018
4 ways nutrition can foster sustainable development

At this year’s Annual Meeting we have followed the nutrition trail to see how better nutrition can unlock sustainability pathways. This post shares the highlights brought by the speakers at our event.

Health and nutrition
Rural transformation
 
Blog Post
27 September 2017
Aquaculture: Pandering to the elite or a tool for rural development and food security?

can aquaculture be that missing piece of jigsaw in the food security puzzle? And if yes, how does it fit in the new development agenda?

Health and nutrition
Rural transformation
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
News Story
9 August 2017
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 beyondEvidence that small indigenous fish species can affect significant nutritional outcomes is growing.

Trade and production
 
Blog Post
21 April 2017
Can mussels be a secret answer to sustainable aquaculture?

Coming into the project we believed, as many people do, that increased fish farming although not free of ecological impacts, relieved pressure from ocean fisheries. However, we soon came to learn that some aquaculture systems put even more pressure on wild fish stocks. This is greatly due to the high demand on carnivorous species such as tuna and salmon, that require large inputs of wild fish for feed.

Trade and production
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
News Story
31 August 2015
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.