Fish to 2020: Supply and Demand in Changing Global Markets
Christopher L. Delgado, Nikolas Wada, Mark W. Rosegrant, Siet Meijer,
and Mahfuzuddin Ahmed
Growing crises and controversy are plaguing the fish industry worldwide.
With more people consuming more fish than ever before, the world's
oceans are being overfished and fish farming is threatening surrounding
waters and even wild fish stocks. Given this troubling picture,
can an environmentally sustainable fish industry that also serves
poor people be developed over the next two decades? To address this
question, Fish to 2020 presents the first comprehensive economic
analysis of recent rapid changes in the fish sector and gives the
outlook for fish in the global food system over the next two decades.
Using a state-of-the-art model of the world food system, Fish
to 2020 examines the pressing problems of fisheries in the context
of changing global and national market forces. It reveals that developing
countries will shape nearly all growth in the fish industry in the
next two decades and describes how new technologies and improved
policies in both developed and developing countries can help create
a thriving and sustainable fish industry. This book is essential
for anyone who wishes to understand the future of the world food
system and the crucial role that fish can play. Highlights of the
book are available in a food policy report and a brief.
here for the Food Policy Report titled 'Outlook for Fish to 2020:
Meeting Global Demand'
here for the Brief titled 'The Future of Fish: Issues and Trends
here for the Publication titled 'Supply and Demand in Changing Global
WHAT OTHERS HAVE TO SAY ABOUT THE "SUPPLY AND DEMAND IN CHANGING
GLOBAL MARKETS" PUBLICATION
This analysis of world fish markets to 2020 is the first
of its kind that is firmly rooted in modeling of supply and demand
based on economic theory, taking into account economic and technological
as well as biological variables, and also analyzing implications
for equity as well as international trade under alternative scenarios.This
book is bound to become a seminal contribution in this field.
-- Trond Bjorndal, professor of Fisheries Economics, Centre for
Fisheries Economics, Bergen and University of Portsmouth
We have all heard about the crisis in fisheries: dwindling
catches, swordfishermen out of work, and the environ- mental questions
that are dimming hopes for aquaculture. Here, five experts apply
thoughtful scenario-building and solid economic analysis to construct
a plausible picture of what this vital industry will look like in
2020.Their work should command the serious attention of policymakersin
the developing world as in the North.
-- Donald Kennedy, editor-in-chief, Science
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