Future fish production – a risky business?

Senegal fisher

Source: The Pew Charitable Trusts

Sector could be significantly impacted by environmental and regulatory uncertainty, says OECD and FAO

While forecasting that global fisheries and aquaculture production will grow 12% over the 10-year period through to 2032 to reach 202 million tonnes, with the total volume produced for human consumption expected to increase by 14% to 182 million tonnes, the new Agricultural Outlook 2023-2032 compiled by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations also cautions that the fisheries and aquaculture sectors will continue to face significant uncertainties over the next decade.

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