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fish and aquaculture products (29 Results)
Food Business
Gender And Food Loss In Sustainable Fish Value Chains In Africa
All CountriesRandrianantoandro, A., Ward, W., Safa Barraza, A.

Food losses are a major concern and occur in most fish distribution chains worldwide. Not only do losses constitute lost income to fishers, processors, and traders, but they also contribute to food insecurity. Progress has been made in identifying th...

Food Business
A Policy And Legal Diagnostic Tool For Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries
All CountriesFAO

This diagnostic tool advances the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication (SSF Guidelines) through policy and legal frameworks. It is a key tool...

Food Business
Ecosystem Approach To Fisheries Implementation Monitoring Tool
All CountriesFAO

The long-term objective of the project, “Supporting the Application of the Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries management considering climate and pollution impacts” (EAF-Nansen Programme, 2017–2021) is that, “sustainable fisheries improve food and nutri...

Agri-Food News and Media
The Politics of Protein
All CountriesPhil Howard

This report examines claims about livestock, fish, ‘alternative proteins’ and sustainability, sheds light on misleading generalisations that dominate public discussion about meat and protein and warns of the risks of falling for meat techno-fixes.

On-Farm Production (crops, livestock)
Immediate Impacts of COVID-19 on the Aquaculture Value Chain in Ghana
GhanaRagasa, Catherine Amewu, Sena Asante, Seth

Ghana’s aquaculture sector is among the recent success stories of fast-growing agricultural value chains in Africa south of the Sahara. The sector has also shown its vulnerability, with the infectious spleen and kidney necrosis virus spreading throug...

Accelerating Pond Aquaculture Development and Resilience Beyond COVID: Ensuring Food and Jobs in Ghana

Over the past decade, the aquaculture sector in Ghana has experienced tremendous growth—driven mainly by large-scale cage aquaculture. Pond aquaculture, traditionally extensive and with limited external inputs, has been transforming over the same per...

Gender in Nigeria's Aquaculture and Small-Scale Fisheries Value Chains
All CountriesAdam, R. Byrd, K.A. Siriwardena, S.N. Subasinghe,...

In aquaculture: Women and men are involved in all nodes of the aquaculture value chain (Veliu etal., 2009), but the value chain activities are highly gendered. Women are more involved in post-harvest activities, while men tend to dominate in sh farm...

On-Farm Production (crops, livestock)
Prospects for Developing Green Aquaculture in Africa
All CountriesPhilippe Tous

This note on sea cucumber farming is part of a series to analyze the different forms of green aquaculture, assessing potential environmental, economic, and social benefits. Aquaculture offers advantages on several levels closely aligned to the Bank’s...

Extension Manual on Quality Low-cost Fish Feed Formulation and Production
All CountriesFregene, B.T. Yossa, R. Karisa, H.C. Olaniyi, A.A....

The TAAT Aquaculture compact has noted that fish farmers in Africa are confronted with many challenges in producing good quality feed. These include lack of access to quality feed ingredients, low skills of fish farmers and feed millers in formulatio...

Extension Manual on Production of Quality Catfish Seed
All CountriesFregene, B.T. Bolorunduro, P. Yossa, R. Karisa, H....

The TAAT Aquaculture compact has noted that fish farmers in Africa are confronted with many challenges in producing catfish. These include a lack of poor-quality fish seed, low skills of fish breeders in BMPs, high fry and fingerling mortality and th...

Order No. 664 / MMMP Establishing the List of Food Additives Authorized in the Processing of Fishery Products.
GabonOfficial Journal of the Gabonese Republic

This decree establishes the list of food additives authorized in the treatment of fishery products.

Order No. 665 / MMMP Laying down the Procedures for the Sanitary Inspection of Fishery Products and the Means of Production and Processing of Fish, Mollusks and Crustaceans.
GabonOfficial Journal of the Gabonese Republic

This decree sets out the sanitary inspection procedures for fishery products and the means of production and processing of fish, mollusks, and crustaceans, in particular the sampling plans, the criteria for assessing freshness, and microbiology.

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