Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission

(2008) Report of the Thirtieth Session of the Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission (APFIC)

 

FAO, 2008. Report of the Thirtieth Session of the Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission, 11–13 August 2008. FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand. RAP publication 2008/11. 44 p.   This is the final report of the Thirtieth Session of the Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission (APFIC), held in Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia from 11 to 13 August 2008. Major topics discussed were: the overview of the status and potential of fisheries and aquaculture in Asia and the Pacific; APFIC’s strategy and promotion of regional initiatives for more effective fisheries management; regional themes: certification in fisheries and aquaculture and capacity management and combating IUU fishing; policy, emerging issues and implementation of CCRF and the APFIC work in the next biennium (2009–2010).