Apfic Regional Consultative Workshop Certification Schemes for Capture Fisheries and Aquaculture

 

RAP PUBLICATION 2007/26 

APFIC REGIONAL CONSULTATIVE WORKSHOP CERTIFICATION SCHEMES FOR CAPTURE FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE

Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
18-20 September 2007

 

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF
THE UNITED NATIONS REGIONAL OFFICE FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
Bangkok, 2007


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TABLE OF CONTENT

FOREWORD

WORKSHOP CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Capture fisheries

Aquaculture

OPENING OF THE WORKSHOP

Opening speech by Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

Opening speech by FAO and APFIC Secretariat

WORKSHOP OBJECTIVES AND MODUS OPERANDI

Background

Workshop goal and objective

Mechanism of the Workshop

THEME I: FISHERIES CERTIFICATION IN ASIA–PACIFIC

Fisheries Certification: A study on Pros and Cons

Fisheries Certification in Asia–Pacific: A certification schemes perspective

Product marketing and market access through use of labels – opportunities and potential restrictions

Ecolabelling in small-scale fisheries

Guidelines for the Ecolabelling of Fish and Fishery Products from Marine Capture Fisheries

Social dimensions of ecolabels on fisheries and aquaculture: how can coastal communities benefit?

THEME II: NATIONAL STATUS OF FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE CERTIFICATION IN ASIA–PACIFIC

THEME III: AQUACULTURE CERTIFICATION

Guidelines for Aquaculture Certification

Opportunities and challenges of certification in aquaculture for the APFIC region

Food safety, trade and aquaculture

Certification and collaborative supply chains in the agricultural sector

WORKING GROUPS

Working Group 1 on Fisheries

Working Group 2 on Aquaculture

WORKSHOP CLOSURE

ANNEX 1: WORKSHOP AGENDA AND TIMETABLE

ANNEX 2: LIST OF PARTICIPANTS