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    The 2021 World Food Prize recognises that fish are key for reducing hunger and malnutrition

    Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted, a native of Trinidad and Tobago, is the winner of the 2021 World Food Prize for her work identifying small fish as valuable nutrition sources for developing countries...

    By Ben Belton 26 May 2021

    Review of nine African 'blue economy' projects shows what works and what doesn't

    Africa has 38 coastal countries and six islands whose maritime industry is estimated to be worth $1trn per year. This figure will increase as they develop their offshore hydrocarbon, energy, tourism, maritime transport, shipping and fishing sectors...

    By Ifesinachi Okafor-Yarwood 12 Aug 2020

    Fishery project makes progress in protecting biodiversity of international waters

    Eighteen new areas protecting vulnerable marine ecosystems has been established...

    5 Feb 2020

    Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

    New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

    3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office

    Since 2001, Bizcommunity anticipated the role of company culture as intellectual capital. Biz Press Offices are a "glass box" game changer, offering a window into 18 industry communities...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Jul 2019

    International, pan-African organisations commit to collaboration on blue economy

    Fishing, aquaculture, shipping, ports, energy and finance industries all came under the spotlight at the second Africa Blue Economy Forum (ABEF2019) held in Tunis, Tunisia late last month...

    4 Jul 2019

    New study urges smarter use of small pelagic species to strengthen food security

    Small pelagic fish, generally processed, sold and eaten whole, account for three-quarters of the total inland fish catch of the continent but because of their low economic value they are not given the attention they deserve...

    27 Jun 2019

    FAO gives PMSA treaty combating illegal fishing the thumbs up

    The treaty adoption is a boom for global efforts to safeguard global marine resources and achieve food security...

    7 Jun 2019

    Penguins' behaviour could aid fisheries management

    The foraging behaviour of African penguins could provide useful information to aid fisheries management, a study conducted in South Africa suggests.

    By Stephanie Achieng' 30 May 2019

    Forum challenges African businesses to dive into the Blue Economy

    African businesses are being challenged to wake up to the economic, social and environmental power of the Blue Economy...

    10 May 2019

    Tunis to host 2019 Africa Blue Economy Forum

    Capital city of Tunisia, Tunis, will host the second Africa Blue Economy Forum (ABEF) set for 25-26 June this year...

    1 Apr 2019

    Blue economy: Experts call for sustainable exploitation

    By efficient management, the sustainable exploitation of resources in oceans, seas, lakes and rivers - also known as the blue economy - could contribute up to $1.5tn to the global economy...

    By Ruth Waruhiu 25 Mar 2019

    Africa takes centre stage at Blue Belt Initiative Conference for sustainable fisheries, aquaculture

    Launched in 2016 by Morocco, the initiative provides a unified framework, exploring the emergence of low carbon and low ecological footprint on the ecosystems, in building a sustainable and prosperous fisheries economy...

    15 Mar 2019

    Sea Harvest in bid to buy up Australian-listed Mareterram

    South African fishing and food company Sea Harvest International has entered into a bid implementation agreement with its 56.3% held Australian subsidiary, Mareterram...

    6 Feb 2019



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