The successful development of aquaculture depends on the use of a common language and standardization of terminology. This publication, validated by international experts, contains over 2 500 terms and includes definitions, information sources, synonyms and related terms, in Arabic, Chinese, English, French and Spanish.This glossary is for experts and scientists involved in aquaculture research and development, and also for technicians,
Risk analysis, simply put, is "science-based decision-making". An integrated approach to risk analysis will assist the aquaculture sector in reducing risks to successful operations from both internal and external hazards and can similarly contribute to protect the environment, society and other resource users from adverse and often unpredicted impacts. This leads to improved profitability and sustainability of the sector, while at the same time ...
Series: FAO Technical Guidelines for Responsible FisheriesThese technical guidelines have been developed to support sections of FAO's Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries addressing responsible fisheries management (Article 7), aquaculture development (Article 9), international trade (Article 11) and fisheries research (Article 12). The objective of these guidelines is to assist countries in reducing the risk of introduction and sp
Series: FAO Fisheries ReportsMajor topics discussed during the session were: the state of fisheries in the WECAFC region; the status and trends of fisheries and aquaculture; the decisions of the twenty-seventh session of the Committee on Fisheries (COFI) and the twelfth session of WECAFC; intersessional activities and projects; factors of unsustainability and overexploitation in marine fisheries; fisheries social science; and coordinati