Marketplace July 7, 2016 | by Global Aquaculture Alliance FAO: ‘Vigorous’ growth in aquaculture increases global seafood consumption Share ‘State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2016’: Farmed seafood production up to 73.8m MT For the full report, please visit http://www.fao.org/3/a-i5555e.pdf. Posted in: aquaculture, FAO, per-capita consumption, State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture Global Aquaculture Alliance firstname.lastname@example.org Related Articles Healthy populations wanted: U.S. guidelines get it rightThe 2015 "Dietary Guidelines for Americans" suggest eating at least 8 ounces of seafood per week, and advise pregnant and breastfeeding women to eat 8-12 ounces weekly. It's about time. Infographic: Aquaculture by the NumbersThe United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization convened fishery officials from around the world in Morocco last week and referred to the industry as the world's fastest-growing food-producing sector. This infographic takes a closer look at the importance of aquaculture featuring FAO statistics. Fisheries and aquaculture: Sister activities with a common goalAquaculture and fisheries — although significantly different as one is farming and the other one is hunting — are very closely related activities that share many components of their value chains, including their markets and customers. Both have extremely important, growing global roles to play in food security in the next decades.