State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture report

Fish market in Tanzania

Sustainable fisheries and aquaculture play a crucial role in food and nutrition security and in providing for the livelihoods of millions of people.

That's the finding of the latest flagship publication on the state of fisheries and aquaculture from the Food and Agriculture Organization, launched at the opening of the 30th session of the FAO Committee on Fisheries.

The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2012 reveals that the sector produced a record 128 million tons of fish for human consumption. Fisheries and aquaculture are also a source of income for 55 million people.

Patrick Maigua spoke with Richard Grainger from FAO's Fisheries department on the State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2012 report.

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