Into the Next Millennium: Fishery Perspective













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RAP 1999/26 - Working Paper Series 1/3
prepared by
Veravat Hongskul
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
Bangkok
November 1999

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The author, Dr. Veravat Hongskul is the Senior Fishery Officer, FAO RAP, Bangkok. The current publication is a part of a Working Paper series produced by the FAO Regional Office. Also in this Working Papers series on Food and agriculture - Asian perspective beyond 2000:

- Nutritional security: Asian perspective beyond 2000
- Asian livestock: year 2000 and beyond
- Women in development of agriculture and rural economies: Asian scenario beyond 2000
- Crop production in the Asia-Pacific region - issues and perspectives.
Your comments and suggestions on this Working Paper are welcome.

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(RAP Publication 1999/26)

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (FAO RAP)
Maliwan Mansion, 39 Phra Athit Road
Bangkok 10200
THAILAND
Telephone: (662) 281 7844
Facsimile: (662) 280 0445
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Abstract

Introduction

Historical perspective

Current state of fisheries and aquaculture in the Asia-Pacific region

Demand and supply prospects

Fishery potentials in Asia and the Pacific

Contribution from aquaculture

Environmental impacts on fishery resources

Future challenges in fisheries and aquaculture

The role of regional fishery bodies

Conclusion

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