Can Aquaculture Solve Africa’s Fishing Crisis?


According to Malcolm Beveridge, Director for Aquaculture and Genetic at “WorldFish,” a Consultative Group on International Agriculture Research (CGIAR) center, “Per capita fish supplies in Africa are dwindling.” Fish provides a critical source of dietary protein for people living in Sub-Sahara Africa, but marine fisheries are over-exploited. Article reviews how aquaculture can fill the critical gap that exists with challenges posed by a rising population and shrinking fish production.

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