aquaculture development Books

  • Aquaculture development - vol 5 (En)

    Series: FAO Technical Guidelines for Responsible ...

  • Aquaculture in the Ecosystem

    The global expansion of aquaculture production and its future role as a food supplier to human society has environmental, social and economic limitations, affecting marine ecosystems and socio-economic scales from local to global. The expansion is closely linked with human health requirements and societal needs for various goods and services ...

  • Aquaculture development. 1. Good aquaculture feed manufacturing practice (En)

    Series: FAO Technical Guidelines for Responsible FisheriesThe guidelines in this series were compiled for FAO in support of Article 9 of the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries (CCRF) concerning Aquaculture Development, and in particular in support of Article 9.4.3 of the CCRF concerning the selection and use of feeds and additives. The ...

  • Prospective analysis of aquaculture development. The Delphi method

    FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical PapersNo. 521Knowledge of the technological and socio-economical factors that have contributed to the past development of aquaculture in diverse regions of the world is essential to understand the current challenges facing the sector and to formulate appropriate policies to spur growth in those regions where ...

  • Analysis of aquaculture development in Southeast Asia: a policy perspective

    FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical PapersNo. 509This paper shows that the rapid expansion of aquaculture in Southeast Asia occurred in response to market demand and profit opportunities with little government involvement. Governments were more enabling than pro-active; they endorsed aquaculture as a source of livelihood or export earnings, ...

  • Livestock and aquaculture insurance in developing countries (En)

    Series: FAO Agricultural Services BulletinsLivestock and aquaculture insurance have received less attention than crop insurance in risk management strategies being considered in recent years. This publication is intended as a contribution to redressing this imbalance. It briefly introduces the role of insurance as a risk management mechanism in ...

  • Aquaculture Development. 3: Genetic resource management

    This booklet provides guidance on broodstock management and domestication, genetic improvement programmes, dissemination programmes for genetically improved fish, economic considerations in genetic improvement programmes.... The effective management of genetic resources, risk assessment and monitoring can help promote responsible aquaculture by ...

  • Success Stories in Asian Aquaculture

    The stories presented in Success Stories in Asian Aquaculture reflect the unique nature of Asian aquaculture, providing first-time insight into how and why it has become so successful. Overall, the book demonstrates how the resilience, adaptability, and innovation of small-scale aquaculture farmers have been crucial to this success. It also places ...

  • Selection and Breeding Programs in Aquaculture

    This book describes the basic elements in the theory of animal breeding and inheritance of quantitative economic traits and the way in which this technology can be implemented in selective breeding programs for aquaculture species. The role and the implementation of molecular genetics in modern selective breeding programs is also addressed. The ...

  • Study and analysis of feeds and fertilizers for sustainable aquaculture development (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersThis technical paper provides a comprehensive overview of feed and fertilizer use for sustainable aquaculture development in developing countries. It comprises a series of review papers, including eight country reviews from Asia, six country reviews from Africa, one case study report from Asia, three regional ...

  • Guidelines to meet insurance and other risk management needs in developing aquaculture in Asia

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersThese Guidelines are an outcome of a joint FAO, Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific (NACA) and Asia-Pacific Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (APRACA) Regional Workshop on the Promotion of Aquaculture Insurance in Asia, held in Bali, Indonesia, from 30 April to 2 May 2007, and presents the ...

  • Aquaculture development in China. The role of public sector policies (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersWith continued pro-active government policies, adequate advanced planning, scientifically designed production technologies, sound management and the increasingly important world demand for aquaculture products, aquaculture in China can be and is likely to be productively stable, sustainable and competitive ...

  • Responsible use of antibiotics in aquaculture (English)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersConsidering the overall misuse of antibiotics in all areas - human medicine, veterinary medicine, animal production and plant protection - this document aims to raise awareness of the antibiotic resistance problem in fish farming and related sectors, and promote the prudent use of these drugs according to the ...

  • Integrated agriculture-aquaculture. A Primer. (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PaperThis primer is an edited and slightly revised version of a previously published integrated agriculture-aquaculture (IAA) technology information kit. It contains 38 contributions in seven sections, covering sociocultural, economic and environmental considerations in introducing IAA technologies, overviews and ...

  • Ecological and Genetic Implications of Aquaculture Activities

    Aquaculture is a rapidly growing industry and aquaculture practices can directly interact with and depend upon the surrounding environment. Therefore, the effects of all types of aquaculture on living natural resources and ecosystems are of significant and increasing national and international interest. In Ecological and Genetic Implications of ...

  • Aquaculture site selection and site management

    Aquaculture is currently facing a significant challenge : how to alleviate the pressure on fish stocks exerted by commercial fishing and yet meet the increasing demand for sea products in a sustainable way. The aim of this guide is to promote the sustainable development of Mediterranean aquaculture by providing basic guidelines for good practice ...

  • State of world aquaculture 2006 (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersAquaculture is developing, expanding and intensifying in almost all regions of the world. Although the sector appears to be capable of meeting the gap between future demand and supply for aquatic food, in order to at least maintain the present level of per capita consumption at the global level, there are many ...

  • Capture-based aquaculture. Global overview

    Capture-based aquaculture makes use of wild fish and fishery resources in its production systems. Focusing on this subject, this document addresses selected key issues of sustainability in relation to current global aquaculture practices and developments. It includes two review papers on the use of wild resources, one covering social and economic ...

  • Environmental Effects of Marine Finfish Aquaculture

    Environmental risks associated with large-scale marine finfish cage aquaculture have led to claims that the long-term sustainability of the industry is in doubt. Methods and models currently used to measure near and far-field environmental effects of finfish mariculture and to assess their implications for management are presented in 20 chapters ...

  • Microfinance in fisheries and aquaculture. Guidelines and case studies (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersThese guidelines provide principles and basic considerations on microfinance services to fisheries and aquaculture. Lending models, methodologies and policies are elaborated that are applicable to fisheries while adhering to best practices in the microfinance field. An overview is given of recent experiences ...

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