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  • Aquaculture : Responsible practices and certification

    Aquaculture : Responsible practices and certification

    Over the past decade, there has been growing concern among international stakeholders, particularly in Mediterranean countries, about aquaculture product quality, knowledge management, interaction with the environment, technology and systems, fish health and welfare, management of biological lifecycles and sustainable feed production within the aquaculture sector. This publication is a result of a constructive debate among stakeholders. It ...

  • Integrated mariculture. A global review

    Integrated mariculture. A global review

    FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical Papers # 529This technical paper provides a comprehensive review of current integrated mariculture practices around the world in three papers covering temperate zones, tropical zones and one semi enclosed ecosystem, the Mediterranean Sea. Integrated mariculture includes a diverse range of co-culture/farming practices, from integrated multitrophic aquaculture to the more specialized integration of

  • Regional Commission for Fisheries. Report of the fourth meeting of the Working Group on Aquaculture. Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, 27-28 January 2009

    Regional Commission for Fisheries. Report of the fourth meeting of the Working Group on Aquaculture. Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, 27-28 January 2009

    FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture ReportsThe meeting discussed the final activities and inputs to the Regional Aquaculture Information System (RAIS) in view of its imminent and official launching in March 2009. The participants discussed and agreed on: i) the RAIS User Manual, ii) the promotional flyer, iii) the press release, and iv) the overall communication strategy to launch and to further strengthen the information system.

  • Regional Commission for Fisheries. Report of the Regional Technical Workshop on Sustainable Marine Cage Aquaculture Development. Muscat, Sultanate of

    Regional Commission for Fisheries. Report of the Regional Technical Workshop on Sustainable Marine Cage Aquaculture Development. Muscat, Sultanate of

    FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture ReportsThe workshop focus was on environmental impact assessment and monitoring, and aquaculture licensing for marine aquaculture cage systems. It also aimed at identifying constraints and shortcomings that need to be dealt with to support the development of the cage industry and facilitate investments from the private sector. The document contains a set of suggestions and recommendations with regards to te

  • Capture-based aquaculture. Global overview

    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 aspects and the other on environmental and biodiversity issues, as well as ten papers on selected ...

  • European Inland Fisheries Advisory Commission. Report of the Symposium on Interactions Between Social, Economic and Ecological Objectives of Inland Co

    European Inland Fisheries Advisory Commission. Report of the Symposium on Interactions Between Social, Economic and Ecological Objectives of Inland Co

    The symposium made considerable progress towards understanding the interactions between ecological/environmental and socio-economic/governance objectives for fisheries and aquaculture. There was a broad recognition that inland fisheries and aquaculture need to shift from a sectoral view where they are treated in isolation to an integrated, multidisciplinary systems view. The symposium provided a number of clear and comprehensive conclusions and ...

  • Report of the Regional Scoping Workshop on the Use of Irrigation Systems for Fish Production in Central Asia. Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 17-20 July 2007 (E

    Report of the Regional Scoping Workshop on the Use of Irrigation Systems for Fish Production in Central Asia. Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 17-20 July 2007 (E

    Series: FAO Fisheries ReportsThe Workshop was held in the context of a decreasing inland capture fisheries and aquaculture production in all of the Central Asian countries. Inland capture fisheries and aquaculture are potentially important sources of food, income and employment for many of them. The Workshop aimed to build awareness among policy-makers, administrators and representatives of the irrigation and fishery sectors on the need

  • Comparative assessment of the environmental costs of aquaculture and other food production sectors. Methods for meaningful comparisons. FAO/WFT Expert

    Comparative assessment of the environmental costs of aquaculture and other food production sectors. Methods for meaningful comparisons. FAO/WFT Expert

    Series: FAO Fisheries ProceedingsThe global food production sector is growing and in many areas farming systems are intensifying. Although food production from all sectors has environmental impacts and environmental costs, public opinion and regulatory oversight amongst the sectors in this area is uneven. In order to understand better the place of aquaculture amidst the other food production sectors in regards to environmental costs, th

  • Economics of aquaculture feeding practices in selected Asian countries (En)

    Economics of aquaculture feeding practices in selected Asian countries (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersThis technical paper provides an analysis of the economic implications of, and the reasons for, adopting various feeding practices for different fish species and aquaculture systems in Asia. It comprises case studies in six Asian countries (Bangladesh, China, India, the Philippines, Thailand and Viet Nam) and an overall synthesis ending with conclusions and recommendations. The systems studied inclu

  • Geographic information systems, remote sensing and mapping for the development and management of marine aquaculture (En)

    Geographic information systems, remote sensing and mapping for the development and management of marine aquaculture (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersThe objective of this document is to illustrate the ways in which Geographical Information Systems (GIS), remote sensing and mapping can play a role in the development and management of marine aquaculture. The perspective is global. The approach is to employ example applications that have been aimed at resolving many of the important issues in marine aquaculture. The underlying purpose is to stimula

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

    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 reviews (Asia, Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa), a global synthesis as well as the fin

  • World Fisheries and Aquaculture Atlas, 4th edition (CD-ROM) (En)

    World Fisheries and Aquaculture Atlas, 4th edition (CD-ROM) (En)

    Fisheries aquaculture and their related industries provide a livelihood for as many as 250 million people worldwide. Vital to the poorest, fisheries contributes significantly to world food security and account for over US$71 billion in international trade. Based on the broad board of expertise of the FAO Fisheries Department, the "World Fisheries and Aquaculture Atlas CD-ROM" presents a comprehensive and global view of both capture fisheries and ...

  • FAO publications and reports on inland fisheries and aquaculture. Version 1. Publications et rapports de la FAO sur les pêches continentales et l'aqua

    FAO publications and reports on inland fisheries and aquaculture. Version 1. Publications et rapports de la FAO sur les pêches continentales et l'aqua

    The publications of the three FAO inland fishery bodies, i.e. the Committee for Inland Fisheries of Africa (CIFA), the Commission for Inland Fisheries of Latin America (COPESCAL) and the European Inland Fisheries Advisory Commission (EIFAC), are included in this compilation along with selected FAO Fisheries Reports on inland fisheries and aquaculture. This CD-ROM includes the full text of around 316 FAO publications in English, French and ...

  • Integrated irrigation and aquaculture in West Africa. Concepts, practices and potential (English)

    Integrated irrigation and aquaculture in West Africa. Concepts, practices and potential (English)

    This volume contains background documents and papers presented at the FAO-WARDA Workshop on Integrated Irrigation Aquaculture (IIA) held in Bamako, Mali, from 4 to 7 November 2003, as well as the findings of FAO expert missions on IIA in the West Africa region. The rationale for IIA development lies in its potential to increase productivity of scarce freshwater resources for improved livelihoods and to reduce pressure on natural resources, which ...

  • Introduced species in fisheries and aquaculture: information for responsible use and control (CD-ROM) (En)

    Introduced species in fisheries and aquaculture: information for responsible use and control (CD-ROM) (En)

    Introduced species, also known as alien or exotic species, are a proven means to increase production and value from aquatic ecosystems. They are also recognized as a significant threat to aquatic biodiversity. Resource managers, the fishery and aquaculture sectors and policy-makers must balance the benefits versus the risks of using introduced species; accurate information is essential. This CD-ROM contains a variety of information, including ...

  • Capture-based aquaculture. The fattening of eels, groupers, tunas and yellowtails (En)

    Capture-based aquaculture. The fattening of eels, groupers, tunas and yellowtails (En)

    Capture-based aquaculture" defines and reviews certain practices that are shared between aquaculture and capture fisheries. It specifically considers the on-growing of fattening of four species groups - eels, groupers, tunas and yellowtails - which is based on the use of wild-caught "seed". The report begins with an introduction on the overlap between aquaculture and fisheries and their global trends.Chapters on the four species group f

  • FAO Field Project Reports on Aquaculture - 1966-1995 (CD-ROM) (En)

    FAO Field Project Reports on Aquaculture - 1966-1995 (CD-ROM) (En)

    FAO Fisheries Circular No. 931, published in 1997, provided an indexed bibliography of FAO field projects reports on aquaculture that were published between 1966 and 1995. The bibliography listed 1712 references. In order to reach a wider audience, almost 800 of these aquaculture reports are now converted to digital format and presented on this CD-ROM. An updated version will be produced to include additional reports at a future date.[S

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

    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 various examples of integrated farming systems including livestock-fish and rice-fish integra