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Title Risk Analysis for Movements of Live Aquatic Animals
Abstract Risk analysis is complex subject that is best learned by actual experience. This manual was created to assist national competent authorities and others involved in the assessment and management of risks associated with the international or domestic moment of live aquatic animals in training professional staff and raising awareness and understanding among other stakeholders of the principles and methodology of risk analysis. Using the training course manual and the recommended supplementary materials, responsible managers will be able to train staff in the planning and supervision of risk analyses. The training course will also assist specialists in the fields of disease, genetics or ecology of aquatic animals to successfully conduct risk analyses in a manner that incorporates best scientific knowledge, is transparent and includes adequate stakeholder consultation. Using a structured step-wise process, the training course guides trainees through the risk analysis process as applied in the analysis of ecological, genetic and pathogen risks. Through the use of case studies and group exercises tailored to local situations, the course provides an in-depth look at risk analysis as currently applied for evaluation of risks due to pathogens (import risk analysis), taking trainees from the initial process of establishing a commodity description and scoping a risk analysis through to conducting the four risk analysis components of hazard identification, risk assessment, risk management and risk communication.
Year 2012
Job Number I2571/E
Format Book (paper only)
Infotype Best Practice;
AGROVOC Risk analysis; Aquaculture;
Subject Sustainable management and use of fisheries and aquaculture resources