Fisheries, Food and Nutrition Security

This collection represents data collected for the May 2018 publication of a state of capture fisheries.

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Rethinking How Fisheries Contribute to Global Food Needs

It’s often said that one in 10 people on the planet is hungry, and that number is on the rise. Abigail Bennett is the lead author on a new report on the contribution of fisheries to food and nutrition security. Abby has served as a fellow at the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization and is a consultant at the World Bank. She talks with Kelly Brownell of the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University.

Find out more about the report, The Nutrition and Food Security Contributions of Capture Fisheries:…apture-fisheries

The report's authors include Abigail Bennett of Duke University’s World Food Policy Center, Pawan Patil of the World Bank, Kristin Kleisner and Doug Rader of the Environmental Defense Fund, John Virdin of the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions and Xavier Basurto of the Duke University Marine Lab.

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Global Fish Production

Global Fish Production

Health benefits, dependency, trends and policy of capture fisheries.