Report of the seventy-fourth session of the Executive Committee of the Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission (APFIC)


RAP PUBLICATION 2013/10

Report of the seventy-fourth session of the Executive Committee of the Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission (APFIC)

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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
Bangkok 2013


ABSTRACT

This document presents the final report of the seventy-fourth session of the Executive Committee of the Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission (APFIC) held in New Delhi, India from 22 to 24 May 2014. The Committee’s main function is to direct the conduct of business and affairs of the Commission between its biennial sessions and provide advice to the Secretariat. The Executive Committee made a number of recommendations relating to three thematic areas covered under the APFIC workplan: a) to improve the sustainability and efficiency of the aquaculture sector, b) to increase the visibility of inland fisheries based on their importance as a major contributor to food security in the region and c) to provide support to member countries in marine fisheries. The recommendations are contained in the report.



Table of Contents

Opening of the session
Adoption of the agenda
Activities since the last session
Outcomes of the thirty-second APFIC session and items for the attention of
    the thirty-second FAO regional conference for Asia and the Pacific (APRC)

Recommendations on support to member countries – aquaculture
Recommendations on support to member countries – inland fisheries
Recommendations on support to member countries – marine fisheries
APFIC budget and finance
Preparations for the fifth regional consultative forum meeting and
    thirty-third session of APFIC

Other matters
Date and place of the seventy-fifth session of the APFIC executive
    committee

Adoption of the report
Appendixes
    Appendix A: List of participants
    Appendix B: Opening address
    Appendix C: Agenda of the seventy-fourth executive committee meeting
    Appendix D: List of documents
    Appendix E: Working paper EXCO/13/04
    Appendix F: Working paper EXCO/13/05
    Appendix G: Working paper EXCO/13/06
    Appendix H: Draft agenda of the fifth regional consultative forum meeting
    Appendix I: Tentative schedule of the thirty-third session of APFIC




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