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Record number 550040
Title Food from the ocean; towards a research agenda for sustainable use of our oceans’ natural resources
Author(s) Hoof, Luc Van; Fabi, Gianna; Johansen, Vegar; Steenbergen, Josien; Irigoien, Xabier; Smith, Sarah; Lisbjerg, Dennis; Kraus, Gerd
Source Marine Policy 105 (2019). - ISSN 0308-597X - p. 44 - 51.
DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2019.02.046
Department(s) Onderz. Form. D.
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2019
Availibility Full text available from 2021-07-01
Keyword(s) Food from our oceans - Fisheries - Aquaculture - Seafood processing - Research
Abstract By 2050 it is expected that food, clean drinking water and sustainable energy has to be produced for world population of closeto10 billion people. Ourseasandoceansrepresent71%ofearth'ssurface,yetitsspaceandresources today are not sustainably utilised to their full extent. The importance of the use of the marine environment is within the EU widely acknowledged and reflected in such agendas as the EU Blue Growth strategy, the Food 2030 agenda and the Food from our Oceans vision. In order to substantiate the vision to increasingly feed the world population from our oceans, a foresight exercise was implemented to construct an agenda of the science needed in the realm of fisheries, aquaculture and seafood. This resulted in a research agenda that is logically argued and based on an analysis made by stakeholders and experts which led to the identification of priorities having a scientific analytical basis as well as a societal reference. The process and the results of this foresight exercise are presented and are put int he wider context of Europe's research agenda towards 2050. In order to bring about the required Blue Revolution, substantial effort should be rendered to the science and innovation needed to support this development.
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