Prioritizing aquatic food systems key to global food, nutrition security, say panellists at Virtual Ocean Dialogues.
Increased commitment to aquatic food systems will boost food and nutritional security as the world recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, affirmed government, academic and business leaders at the Virtual Ocean Dialogues, hosted by the World Economic Forum & Friends of Ocean Action.
Aquatic ‘blue’ foods are key to improving global food and nutrition security, which is predicted to intensify during the COVID-19 pandemic. With investment, aquaculture can produce up to 75 percent more seafood than it does today, and drive sustainable economic growth, said Rosamond Naylor, an economist at Stanford University and chair of the Blue Food Assessment. … Read the rest