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Report of the Thirty-first Session of the Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission

FAO, 2010. Report of the Thirty-first Session of the Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission, 6–8 September 2010. FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand. RAP publication 2010/14, 42 p.

This is the final report of the Thirty-first Session of the Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission (APFIC), held in Jeju Island, Republic of Korea from 6 to 8 September 2010. Major topics discussed were: the status and potential of fisheries and aquaculture in Asia and the Pacific; overview report of the outcomes of the Third APFIC Regional Consultative Forum Meeting, member country reports on developments and responses to APFIC recommendations; ecosystems approaches to management, regional initiatives in promoting resilient livelihoods; inland fisheries resources enhancement and conservation in Asia, emerging issues in fisheries and aquaculture and major issues for APFIC focus of work in biennium 2011–2012.