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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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EIT Food CLC North-East is looking for 6 organisations based in Estonia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia and Slovenia, that would organise activities within Empowering Women in Agrifood - EWA programme in 2023.
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Assessing digital and cultural potential of Food Hubs towards sustainable local food systems
Podcast #100

How can we stop wasting fish?

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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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