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

    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, but did not provide generous incentives to farmers. It is only recently, that, motivated

  • 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 ...

  • Commercial aquaculture and economic growth, poverty alleviation and food security: Assessment framework

    Commercial aquaculture and economic growth, poverty alleviation and food security: Assessment framework

    FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical PapersNo . 512There is ample evidence that, when properly conducted, especially as a business (commercial) activity, aquaculture can make significant contribution to national food security, poverty alleviation and economies, factors which often determine policy makers' support to any sector. Yet, quantitative evaluation of these merits is poorly documented, particularly in developing countrie

  • Committee on Fisheries. Report of the fourth session of the Sub-Committee on Aquaculture - Puerto Varas, Chile, 6-10 October 2008 - Rapport de la quat

    Committee on Fisheries. Report of the fourth session of the Sub-Committee on Aquaculture - Puerto Varas, Chile, 6-10 October 2008 - Rapport de la quat

    Several working documents, including Technical guidelines on aquaculture certification, Towards better governance in aquaculture and Opportunities for addressing the challenges in meeting the rising global demand for food fish from aquaculture, were presented by the Secretariat for information, discussion and decision by the Sub-Committee. Also published in Arabic, Chinese and Russian. - Plusieurs documents de travail, notamment Directives ...

  • Committee on Fisheries. Report of the fourth session of the Sub-Committee on Aquaculture - Puerto Varas, Chile, 6-10 October 2008 - Rapport de la quat

    Committee on Fisheries. Report of the fourth session of the Sub-Committee on Aquaculture - Puerto Varas, Chile, 6-10 October 2008 - Rapport de la quat

    Several working documents, including Technical guidelines on aquaculture certification, Towards better governance in aquaculture and Opportunities for addressing the challenges in meeting the rising global demand for food fish from aquaculture, were presented by the Secretariat for information, discussion and decision by the Sub-Committee. Also published in Arabic, Chinese and Russian. - Plusieurs documents de travail, notamment Directives ...

  • FAO Yearbook. Fishery and Aquaculture Statistics 2007

    FAO Yearbook. Fishery and Aquaculture Statistics 2007

    The most updated data on capture production, aquaculture production and commodities in one volume. The complete yearbook package for each of these categories – all the key information and statistical tables – are now contained on one CD-ROM, inserted in a booklet including general notes, concepts and classifications, summary tables as well as a pull-out map of FAO major fishing areas. From the CD-ROM, you can download, consult, share and store ...

  • Farm ponds for water, fish and livelihoods

    Farm ponds for water, fish and livelihoods

    Ponds add value to farming activities: water form ponds can serve domestic and livestock water supplies as well as irrigation for crops. Raising fish is an obvious use for a farm pound; it adds value to the water, and provides improved nutrition for farm families. This booklet provides basic and practical information on multiple-use smallholder farm pounds. [NOTE: The main target audience for the FAO Diversification booklets are people and ...

  • Report of the FAO Workshop on the Development of an Aquatic Biosecurity Framework for Southern Africa. Lilongwe, Malawi, 22-24 April 2008

    Report of the FAO Workshop on the Development of an Aquatic Biosecurity Framework for Southern Africa. Lilongwe, Malawi, 22-24 April 2008

    FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Reports 906The recent incursion of a serious disease, epizootic ulcerative syndrome (EUS), in the Chobe-Zambezi River - and now confirmed in Botswana, Namibia and Zambia - revealed biosecurity weakness in the southern African region. The Workshop on the Development of an Aquatic Framework for Southern Africa was convened by FAO, as part of its continuing assistance to the region. The objectives were to unde

  • World Fisheries and Aquaculture Atlas. CD-ROM. 5th edition

    World Fisheries and Aquaculture Atlas. CD-ROM. 5th edition

    Fisheries and aquaculture, and their related industries, play an essential role in the livelihoods of millions around the world - about 520 million people depend on the sector. Vital to the poorest, fisheries and aquaculture contribute significantly to world food security and account for over US$85.9 billion in international trade. Based on the broad board of expertise of the FAO Fisheries Department, the "World Fisheries and Aquaculture Atlas ...

  • Building an ecosystem approach to aquaculture - FAO/Univesitat de les Balears Expert Workshop 7-11 May 2007 - Palma de Mallorca, Spain

    Building an ecosystem approach to aquaculture - FAO/Univesitat de les Balears Expert Workshop 7-11 May 2007 - Palma de Mallorca, Spain

    Aquaculture growth worldwide involves the expansion of cultivated areas, a higher density of aquaculture installations and farmed individuals, and greater use of feed resources produced outside the immediate culture area. These proceedings present the output of a workshop and include contributed papers on: definitions, principles, scales and management measures, human dimensions, economic implications and legal implications that are relevant for ...

  • Report of the FAO Expert Workshop on the Use of Wild Fish and/or Other Aquatic Species as Feed in Aquaculture and its Implications to Food Security an

    Report of the FAO Expert Workshop on the Use of Wild Fish and/or Other Aquatic Species as Feed in Aquaculture and its Implications to Food Security an

    The workshop consisted of technical presentations and working group discussions. The technical presentations included regional reviews, case studies, a global synthesis and a number of invited presentations. The workshop served to address various thematic areas and other issues of significance emerging from the regional reviews and case studies: fisheries management, policy development, food security, poverty alleviation, social and ethical ...

  • Assessment of freshwater fish seed resources for sustainable aquaculture (En)

    Assessment of freshwater fish seed resources for sustainable aquaculture (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersFour of the most important resources to aquaculture, outside human and technological resources, are land, water, seed and feed. Efficient use of these resources are necessary to guarantee optimum production from aquaculture. A project Study and Analysis of Seed Production in Small-scale Rural Aquaculture was implemented through a desk study and expert workshop (held in Wuxi, China from 23-26 March 2

  • 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

  • Culture-based fisheries in Bangladesh. A socio-economic perspective (En)

    Culture-based fisheries in Bangladesh. A socio-economic perspective (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersFisheries policy in Bangladesh is still trying to get to grips with the major dilemmas of maximizing benefits from natural resources. During the 20th century Bangladesh adopted one-sided production-oriented policies in the agricultural sector to feed its rapidly growing population. This strategy included increasing fish production, then in decline mainly as a result of environmental degradation brou

  • 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

  • Fish and Fishery Products. World apparent consumption statistics based on food balance sheets (1961-2003) - vol Rev 8 (English)

    Fish and Fishery Products. World apparent consumption statistics based on food balance sheets (1961-2003) - vol Rev 8 (English)

    Series: FAO Fisheries CircularsThis document summarizes more than four decades of statistics of apparent consumption of fish and fishery products based on supply/utilization accounts for 223 countries, six continental aggregates, four economic groupings and world totals. Data are given for total and per capita supply in live weight on a yearly basis. Indicative nutritional values in terms of animal and total proteins are also provided.

  • 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 ...

  • State of world aquaculture 2006 (En)

    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 constraints and challenges. This well-illustrated document examines the past trends in aqu

  • 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