Recently published research captures the potential of sustainable seafood commoditization under a new conceptual framework.
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9 June 2020 – PENANG, MALAYSIA – new research published in Nature Sustainability, introduces the concept of sustainable commoditization; a framework that integrates three pillars – sustainable intensification, supply chains, and policy and regulation – which will play crucial roles in developing the seafood sector in the Global South.
Policy debates on seafood reflect a lagged pattern of supply chain and product cycle development across the Global North and Global South. Debates on the role of seafood in the Global South tend to emphasize food security, whereas those in the Global North tend to emphasize sustainability. Sustainable commoditization offers a way to support seafood production in the Global South in a way that addresses food security needs and sustainability simultaneously. …Read the rest