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A food systems perspective on seafood
December 27, 2018Research project
A food systems perspective on seafood

On 23 November Peter Oosterveer from the Global Challenges Programme project SUPERSEAS presented a food systems perspective on seafood at WorldFish in Penang. In recent years a food systems perspective has been promoted to develop a more comprehensive perspective on supplying sufficient, sustainable and healthy food to consumers. »

Aquaponics: combining profitable business models with increasing food security
December 20, 2018Research project
Aquaponics: combining profitable business models with increasing food security

“Sustainable integrated fish-vegetable production in Ethiopia” was the first GCP project to be finalized. The project aimed to improve nutrition security of rural households in Ethiopia by providing affordable and profitable aquaponics systems to generate nutrient-rich food and by developing sustainable business models to generate income. Bouke Kappers of TGS Business & Development Initiatives gives insights in what made the project a success. »

GCP-2 facstheet midterm findings: ILIPA
December 20, 2018Research project
GCP-2 facstheet midterm findings: ILIPA

Please download the factsheet with midterm findings of this GCP-2 Integrated Project. »

The scale of area-based management: what are aquaculture farmers really doing?
December 19, 2018Research project
The scale of area-based management: what are aquaculture farmers really doing?

Area-based approaches to address environmental risk are gaining popularity in aquaculture management. Researchers in the GCP project SUPERSEAS recently published a study in the Geographical Journal that demonstrates the need to rethink the development and application of area‐based approaches, taking into account how farmers themselves understand environmental risk. »

GCP-2 factsheet midterm findings: Women Food Entrepreneurs
December 14, 2018Research project
GCP-2 factsheet midterm findings: Women Food Entrepreneurs

Please download the factsheet with midterm findings of this GCP-2 Integrated Project. »

Shrimp Farming Board Game
November 27, 2018Research project
Shrimp Farming Board Game

The Global Challenges Programme project ALEGAMS aimed to design, test and use a serious board game as an intervention to stimulate shrimp farmers’ learning and change of practices. A PDF with guidelines and a video have been published online.   »