Before Envisible, the company’s co-founders developed an app that helped Indonesian fishers reduce their time at sea.
In this Instagram Live Panel, Food Tank will welcome Scottish seafood and marine sustainability leaders Phil Taylor, Joan D’Arcy, and Caroline Rye to discuss unsustainable fishing practices in Scotland and opportunities for change.
Seafood supply chains are notoriously opaque, but technology company Envisible aims to make the industry more transparent.
A recent report published by FoodPrint and the North Atlantic Marine Alliance (NAMA) finds the current expansion of large scale aquaculture is unsustainable and may cause serious harm to traditional fishing structures.
On Food Talk Live: Mark Zimring, who focuses on large-scale fisheries at The Nature Conservancy, talks about how to better monitor fishing practices around the world. Then, Dani is joined by Niaz Dorry, a community organizer and sustainability advocate who leads the Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance and the National Family Farm Coalition.
This program brought an average increase of 29 percent per year in the Arapaima fish population in the region, and an average increase of 25 percent per yearin the income of communities.
Aquaculture in Nigeria has greatly benefited organizations like CORAF, which utilizes its WAAPP initiative to train people in rural fish farming.
CORAF has partnered with a number of West African universities in order to further develop integrated fisheries and aquaculture educational programs.
These 16 organizations are defending small-scale and indigenous fishers, improving commercial fishing and aquaculture practices, and educating chefs and consumers to build a better, more sustainable seafood system.