Aquaculture Feed and Fertilizer Resources Information System
 

FAO TCP Project on “Enhancing aquaculture production for food security and rural development through better seed and feed production and management with special focus on public-private partnership (TCP/BGD/3501)”

Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN has approved a Technical Cooperation Programme Project entitled Enhancing aquaculture production for food security and rural development through better seed and feed production and management with special focus on public-private partnership to be implemented in Bangladesh in January 2014. The project comprises 12 outputs, six on seed, five on feed and one in support of better farming, namely, facilitated access to credit for small-scale farmers, hatchery operators, and feed producers and is to be implemented in 24 months (May 2014 – April 2016) at an estimated cost of US$451,000. The inception workshop of the project was held on 28 and 29 May, 2014 in Dhaka. You can download the report of the inception workshop and other information of the project from this link. For any further information, please contact Mohammad.Hasan@fao.org and/or Weimin.Miao@fao.org.

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FAO TCP Project on “Enhancing aquaculture production for food security and rural development through improved feed value chain, production and use (TCP/KYR/3502)”

Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN has recently approved a Technical Cooperation Programme Project entitled Enhancing aquaculture production for food security and rural development through improved feed value chain, production and use to be implemented in the Kyrgyz Republic. The project comprises 6 outputs (altogether 28 activities) and is programmed to be implemented in 24 months (June 2014 - May 2016) at an estimated cost of at a cost of US$337 000. For further information, please contact Mohammad.Hasan@fao.org

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FAO TCP Project on “Improvement of feeding and feed management efficiency in aquaculture production in the Philippines (TCP /PHI/3404)”

Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN has approved a Technical Cooperation Programme Project entitled Improvement of feeding and feed management efficiency in aquaculture production in the Philippines in October 2013. The project comprises 4 outputs (altogether 20 activities) and is to be implemented in 24 months (April 2014 - March 2016) at an estimated cost of US$345,000. The inception workshop of the project was held on 22 to 23 April, 2014 in Quezon City. You can download the report of the inception workshop and other information of the project from this link. For any further information, please contact Mohammad.Hasan@fao.org and/or Weimin.Miao@fao.org.

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Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) – Responsible Feed Standard

Farmed seafood depends heavily on compound feed to complete their production cycle. The production of ingredients that make up the various aquaculture feeds, create various negative environmental impacts. Examples are pressure on fish stocks used for fishmeal and  fish oil production and land clearing and fertilizer use for the production of plant derived ingredients. Within the ASC Responsible Feed Project, the mission is to define guidelines for responsible sourcing of the main ingredients used for fish feed production. There are marine derived ingredients, terrestrial plant & animal ingredients, micro ingredients and general feed mill requirements. The ASC works closely with GlobalGAP and GAA to make sure that all three organizations can use this standard. More information on this project can be found here: http://www.asc-aqua.org/index.cfm?act=tekst.item&iid=311&iids=313&lng=1 or via michiel.fransen@asc-aqua.org.