Fish Is Food - The FAO’s Fish Price Index

  title={Fish Is Food - The FAO’s Fish Price Index},
  author={Sigbj\orn Tveter{\aa}s and Frank Asche and Marc F. Bellemare and Martin D. Smith and Atle G. Guttormsen and Audun Lem and Kristin Lien and Stefania Vannuccini},
  booktitle={PloS one},
World food prices hit an all-time high in February 2011 and are still almost two and a half times those of 2000. Although three billion people worldwide use seafood as a key source of animal protein, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations-which compiles prices for other major food categories-has not tracked seafood prices. We fill this gap by developing an index of global seafood prices that can help to understand food crises and may assist in averting them. The fish… CONTINUE READING
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