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Title International Principles for Responsible Shrimp Farming
Abstract Shrimp farming is one of the fastest growing aquaculture sectors in many Shrimp farming is one of the fastest growing aquaculture sectors in many parts of the world and also one of the most controversial. Rapid expansion parts of the world and also one of the most controversial. Rapid expansion of this sector generated income for many countries, but has been accom- of this sector generated income for many countries, but has been accompanied by rising concerns over environmental and social impacts. The panied by rising concerns over environmental and social impacts. The Inter- International Principles for Responsible Shrimp Farming national Principles for Responsible Shrimp Farming provide the basis upon provide the basis upon which stakeholders can collaborate for a more sustainable development of which stakeholders can collaborate for a more sustainable development of shrimp farming. The shrimp farming. The International Principles International Principles have been developed by the have been developed by the Consortium on Shrimp farming and the Environment, which consists of the Consortium on Shrimp farming and the Environment, which consists of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Net- Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacifi c (NACA), the Global Programme work of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacifi c (NACA), the Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP/GPA), Activities of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP/GPA), the World Bank (WB) and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
Year 2006
Format Book (electronic)
Infotype Reference material;
AGROVOC Information dissemination; Aquaculture; Prawns and shrimps;
Subject Sustainable management and use of fisheries and aquaculture resources