Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

Consultations on Aquatic Genetic Resources

28 January - 1 February 2013
Bangkok, Thailand



In this Consultations on Aquatic Genetic Resources, there are two expert meetings convened back to back from 28 January to 1 February 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand.

Finalization of Guidelines for Preparation of Country Reports for the First Report on the State of the World’s Aquatic Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, 28 to 30 January 2013 

The purpose of this first consultation is to convene a group of approximately 15 people composed of technical experts, regional fishery body representatives and national focal points to review, amend where necessary and finalize the questionnaire. The finalized questionnaire will be submitted to the next Session of the CGRFA in April 2013.

Establishment of Terms of Reference for A COFI Advisory Working Group on Genetic Resources, 31 January to 1 February 2013 

The purpose of this second consultation is to convene the same group of experts from the first consultation to develop draft Terms of Reference, composition, operating procedures and plan of work for this Advisory Working Group. Draft Terms of Reference will be submitted to the next Session of the CGRFA for information and to the 7th Session of the COFI Sub-Committee on Aquaculture in October 2013 for approval. Following approval by the Sub-Committee, the TORs would be submitted to the 31st Session of COFI for decision.



List of participants