Aquaculture advocate Jennifer Bushman is the co-founder of Fed by Blue and executive producer of Hope in the in Water – a four-part docuseries about the future of blue foods that’s due to be broadcast in early 2024.
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.
The recent COP27 meeting reinforced that the salmon sector must be more responsible if it is to become a flagship for sustainable blue food production.
Following our panel session in the first food-focused pavilion at COP, it was clear to see that there is som…
The environmental impacts of aquaculture are often in the spotlight. The need for sustainable practices is now firmly embedded in the minds of the public, governments and industry – but this sometimes presents trade-offs in fish welfare.
The Russian aquaculture sector is facing the deepest crisis in its modern history, as the ongoing military conflict between Russia and Ukraine and the ever tightening sanctions on Russia has led to a shortage of fish feed, juveniles and equipment.
Ukraine’s fish farming industry has been devastated by the Russian invasion, but farmers are also helping to feed the troops and displaced people, explains Andrey Honcharov, the CEO of Ukrainian Fish Farming Company.
Indonesia-based aquaculture specialist Retno Nuraini’s continual work on sustainable production has led her to join Deliberate Capital, an investment company which is providing financial and technical expertise to smallholder shrimp farmers.