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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.