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Photo Exhibit: New Land, Old Traditions

Location: 
Library
Sun, 22/10/2017 to Wed, 06/12/2017

New Land, Old Traditions

Ancient Ethiopian Agrarian Traditions

in the Robert. H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Rehovot

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Feeding the world with more fish protein

June 27, 2017

 Israeli innovation feeds the world with more fish protein

As the world faces a projected population increase from today’s 7.5 billion people to 9 billion people by 2050, the demand for sustainable food sources is on the rise. The answer to this looming dilemma may well reside within the booming field of aquaculture. While wild fisheries have been on the decline for the last 20 years, aquaculture, or fish farming, is the fastest growing food-producing sector in the world, and will play an increasingly vital role in our planet’s food resources in the years to come.