Impact investors have signed a new partnership providing equity to sustainable small-scale fishing-related enterprises in Philippines and Indonesia, and also made a first investment in a Filipino fishing processing and exporting group.
Asia Pacific is at "highest risk" of plummeting into deeper poverty and disaster if climate change measures are not quickly and strongly implemented, said scientists from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.
Bruno Vander Velde –
Getting businesses on board, financing sustainable aquaculture in developing economies, and fortifying coastal communities against sea level rise are ways forward in ocean conservation, says Conservation International's Bruno Vander Velde.
and Rebecca Gentry –
The world's wild fisheries have already been fished to the sustainable limit. Could sustainable, productive aquaculture make up for this and feed the world? Researchers from the University of California, Santa Barbara, say yes.
and Daan de Wit –
The black tiger shrimp is one of the most sustainable aquaculture commodities on the market, and a major source of livelihoods in Aceh, Indonesia. Experts share ways to support small farmers producing this premium, eco-friendly product.