Credits: Santiago Arcos. Shellfish Recovery Project / HIVOS. The minimum size for a black seashelf to be sold is 4.5 cm. The rest of them will be rejected by the buyers, and reinserted to the mangroove for them to grow and reproduce.

Sustainable Food

We are producing more food than ever, but 800 million people are still chronically food insecure and some 2 billion suffer from micronutrient deficiencies. In addition, 1.5 billion people are overweight. We waste food on a large scale, deplete ecosystems, decrease agro-biodiversity and even patent seeds, the soul of agriculture. Hivos believes that we must radically change the way we produce and consume food if we want to achieve food security and healthier, sustainably produced food for all.

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