Is Aquaculture Feeding the People Who Need it Most?

SMEA Professor Eddie Allison was recently interviewed for an article featured on Oceans Deeply to discuss his research that shows in some developing countries, fish farming is not benefiting nutritionally vulnerable communities. These findings have some researchers and the aquaculture industry pushing back. However, it has also helped to develop a healthy debate. Ben Belton, an assistant professor of international development at Michigan State University, initially had questions regarding Professor Allison’s research, but is now working with him on a paper that Allison “thinks will address some of the contentions and look at the future of aquaculture. The two teams are actually mostly on the same page, said Allison, even if their conclusions differed.” Read the complete article “Fish Fight: Is Aquaculture Feeding the People Who Need it Most?