The production of insects for aquafeeds is only going to gain momentum in the coming years, although there are still a number of challenges – in particular relating to regulations regarding the feedstocks for fly larvae – to overcome.
Though indoor shrimp farming has been tapped as a potential disruptor in the aquaculture space, investors have been hesitant to sign on the dotted line. But according to Aurore Gil of ADM Capital Europe, this reflects an investment stance that’s better charact…
The co-founder of Aqua-Spark* feels that, despite the challenging financial climate, 2022 has been a pivotal year for attracting investor interest to the sector and 2023 will see momentum continue to grow.
Following a challenging year, shrimp farmers should not be too pessimistic about 2023 – as long as they don’t leave themselves overexposed, argues Willem van der Pijl, managing director of the Global Shrimp Forum.
Recent genetic advances are being heralded as possible game-changers for the tiger prawn (Penaeus monodon) farming sector, potentially bringing a welcome renaissance to a sector that has fallen far behind vannamei shrimp in the past decades.
The organisers of September’s inaugural Global Shrimp Forum (GSF) hope the event will help to solve some of the shrimp industry’s most pressing issues while contributing to increased food security, securing livelihoods and reducing environmental degradation.