“Rating smallholder shrimp farmers’ sustainability challenging, controversial”

Written by Ilima Loomis | Published 02/24/2018 | Posted in ,

For more than a quarter century, Sri Lanka was devastated by civil war. As fighting raged in the east of the island nation of some 21 million people, life and economic development continued in the relatively peaceful northwest. After the conflict ended in 2009, and the country began to rebuild, Canadian researchers examined an important source of income in this developing country off the southeast coast of India: shrimp farming.

Read the rest of my story for the Global Aquaculture Advocate here.