Rohana Subasinghe , Senior researcher, WorldFish, discussed the importance of aquaculture to solve the hunger in the growing world population.
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...
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...
Can small fish be a solution for malnutrition? NutriFish1000 initiative says "yes".
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...
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.