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Sustainable Aquaculture

We are transforming the aquaculture sector by reducing its carbon footprint, transitioning to circular economy, and ensuring food security and safety.

Supporting sustainable seafood consumption

Aquaculture, the farming of aquatic animals and plants such as fish, shellfish, seaweed and algae in water environments, could meet up to two-thirds of global seafood consumption by 2030. However, aquaculture practices are often inefficient and can have a significant impact on the environment and aquatic biodiversity. By supporting entrepreneurs and industry stakeholders and educating consumers, we can better scale sustainable aquaculture practices to ensure the future of seafood is secured.

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Connecting students and young professionals from different backgrounds to provide insights into sustainable production and consumption towards healthier diets.
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Free 3-week course where you will develop entrepreneurial skills and acquire knowledge about sustainable agriculture and targeted nutrition to create a new innovative product
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3-week course where you will develop entrepreneurial skills and gain knowledge of technologies for managing food ecosystems

Master in Food Systems

September 01, 2022
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The Master’s in Food Systems programme is developing top talent for the food sector, by training the leaders of the future

Can sustainable aquaculture help to achieve the UN SDGs?

As global demand for protein increases, aquaculture is playing a growing role in feeding the population, but is aquaculture sustainable and can it be used to address the SDGs?

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