Webinar – improving the productivity and environmental performance of aquaculture

CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish

On World Environment Day (June 5), the World Resources Institute (WRI), WorldFish, the World Bank, INRA, and Kasetsart University will release the newest installment of the 2013–14 World Resources Report: Creating a Sustainable Food Future, “Improving Productivity and Environmental Performance of Aquaculture.”

This working paper examines the implications of doubling aquaculture production between now and 2050, and offers recommendations to ensure that aquaculture growth contributes to a sustainable food future.

On 5 June, the World Resources Institute hosts a presentation and discussion in Washington DC with three of the paper’s authors, Richard Waite (WRI), Michael Phillips (WorldFish), and Randall Brummett (World Bank).

WHEN: Thursday, June 5 from 10:00–11:30 AM (EDT)

The discussion will include:
• The challenge of sustainably feeding more than 9 billion people by 2050
• Trends in fisheries and aquaculture, with a focus on aquaculture’s growth potential
• Results from a new life cycle assessment by…

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About Dr. B. A. USMAN

I started as a field Veterinary officer with the Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, maiduguri as a lecture & a researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I'm currently the Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) NAFDAC, Nigeria. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I'm a practicing Veterinarian & Strong Advocate of #SDGs most especially #SDGs 1, 2, 4 & 5 I founded Sril Group Ltd.
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