Sustainable Total Value Chain of Cockle Industry

Sustainable Total Value Chain of Cockle Industry

Sustainable Total Value Chain of Cockle Industry 1920 1080 Ocean Decade

Lead institution:

Fisheries Research Institute Malaysia Malaysia

This project aims to revolutionize the cockle culture industry through sustainable practices, responsible harvesting, welfare enhancement, food safety optimization, and innovative shell repurposing for wastewater treatment.

With a lean team of researchers and officers, we engage local communities, integrate traditional knowledge, and collaborate with stakeholders. Our project directly aligns with the Ocean Decade’s goals, contributes to Global ONCE priorities, and embodies a holistic approach to ocean sustainability.

This project is hosted by the Ocean Decade Programme Global Ocean Negative Carbon Emission (Global ONCE)

Start date: 01/11/2021
End date: 31/12/2025

Lead Contact: Siti Nabila Mohd Sharif (

challenges: Develop a sustainable and equitable ocean economy, Protect and restore ecosystems and biodiversity, Sustainably feed the global population
ocean_basins: Indian Ocean, Straits of Malacca
type_of_action: Project


The Science We Need for the Ocean We Want





Join #OceanDecade

Privacy Preferences

When you visit our website, it may store information through your browser from specific services, usually in the form of cookies. Here you can change your Privacy preferences. It is worth noting that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our website and the services we are able to offer.

For performance and security reasons we use Cloudflare

Enable/disable Google Analytics tracking code in browser

Enable / disable the use of Google fonts in the browser

Enable/disable embed videos in browser

Privacy policy

Our website uses cookies, mainly from 3rd party services. Define your Privacy Preferences and/or agree to our use of cookies.