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People & Culture

Fish for food

Exploring ways to get fish on the table in Bolivia

  • Apr 20, 2016
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  • 1 minutes
A Bolivian fisherman on a tributary of the Amazon River
A Bolivian fisherman on a tributary of the Amazon River paddles back to shore with his catch of paiche. (Photo: Fernando M. Carvajal-Vallejos)
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Bolivia has the lowest per-capita consumption of fish among South American nations, but that could soon change. Brian Owens explains how members of the Amazon Fish for Food project are working to encourage the sustainable use of the country’s fish resources through fishing and aquaculture. Part of an ongoing series of stories about innovative projects in the developing world?, a partnership between the International Development Research Centre and Canadian Geographic.

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