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Fisheries Matter

Why do fisheries matter to global and local food security? What actions can be taken to improve and sustain fisheries productivity?

Did you know that fisheries products are the world's most widely traded foods, supporting a $500 billion global economy? Or that fishing is the largest extractive use of wildlife in the world? Billions of people around the world in developing countries depend on wild fish for a substantial part of their daily nutrition, as well as their livelihoods.

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