Report: $55bn needed to avoid seafood shortage


Aquaculture industry unable to meet demand by 2050 unless it becomes regenerative, says financial think tank

Fifty-five billion dollars must be invested in regenerative aquaculture and technological progress by 2050 if a 20% shortfall between the global seafood demand and supply is to be avoided, according to a new report from financial think tank Planet Tracker.

The report “Avoiding Aquafailure: Aquaculture diversification and regeneration are needed to feed the world” states that even in the most optimistic scenario of improving current aquaculture practices, a supply gap would still exist and that change is critical. 

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