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The contribution of fish intake, aquaculture, and small-scale fisheries to improving nutrition: A literature review

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    Much of fish consumed by the poor are caught by household members and traded in local markets. These fish are rarely or poorly included in national statistics, and it is therefore difficult to estimate precisely the real contribution of fish to the rural poor households. This report is the first global overview of the role played by fish in improving nutrition. Fish consumption patterns of the poor, the nutritional value of fish, and small-scale fisheries and aquaculture activities are considered. It also highlights the gap in knowledge where more research is needed.

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    This book is provided by The WorldFish Center in its series Working Papers with number 38968 and published in 2010.

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    Keywords: Small scale aquaculture; Nutritive value; Food fish; Developing countries; Food security; Fish consumption; Artisanal fishing;

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    1. von Braun, Joachim & Ahmed, Akhter & Asenso-Okyere, Kwadwo & Fan, Shenggen & Gulati, Ashok & Hoddinott, John & Pandya-Lorch, Rajul & Rosegrant, Mark W. & Ruel, Marie & Torero, Maximo & van Rheenen, Te, 2008. "High food prices: The what, who, and how of proposed policy actions," Policy briefs, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) 1A, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
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