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Public Talk: Shellfish Aquaculture–Food and Economic Development in East Africa

Hauke Kite-Powell, Marine Policy Center, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution 

To feed a growing population, the world needs more healthy protein from the sea. Nowhere is this more evident than in coastal communities of East Africa. Shellfish farming is an ecologically benign way to produce seafood while providing new economic opportunities, especially for women. Learn how WHOI researchers are working with local universities in Zanzibar, Tanzania to bring the science and technology of shellfish farming to East Africa.