Sustainability

Sopheap Meas in her rice field, Cambodia 2012. Credit: Simon Rawles/Oxfam
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates that globally, 842 million people are currently undernourished.1 Shockingly, half of these hungry people are small-scale farmers and their families,2 for whom agriculture is a livelihood, providing food for their own needs and...
The fishing industry in Vietnam is a major source of employment and income. There are about five million people working in fishing, the majority of whom are women. Wild capture fishery, meaning wild fish caught in either saltwater or freshwater, employs more than 1.4 million fishers. As the demand...
Shrimp production in Vietnam is a booming business, with the sector growing more than 300 percent in terms of volume between 2001 and 2012. Shrimp farming provides a livelihood for more than one million people and has the potential to substantially improve the income of small-scale producers, who...
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