Effective and sustainable production systems within aquaculture and agriculture

AquaAgri is a thematic research programme investigating new systems solutions within conventional agriculture and also within the growing aquaculture sector. Its overall aim is to help achieve more efficient, but also more environmentally friendly, sustainable production, with the hope of creating...


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Seminar 21 March: 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 forecasts to 2050 show that global aquaculture production will remain dominated by Asia (~80–90% of world production) while the rest of the world shows very little or no growth. Hyperinflation of the global growth of aquaculture outside of Asia confuses policy-makers, journalists, and the public and may lead to misperceptions that aquaculture is growing massively everywhere and must be severely regulated.

Moderator: Professor Kristina Snuttan Sundell, University of Gothenburg.
Time: Thursday 21 March, at 10.30–16.30
Venue: The Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry, Drottninggatan 95 B, Stockholm, Sweden

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