The Fisheries and Aquaculture Department of FAO is pleased to announce the publication of eight technical documents on aquaculture which are of global relevance, namely:
In continuing the global efforts to achieve aquaculture sustainability, FAO and NACA co-organized the Global Conference on Aquaculture 2010 with the theme Farming the Waters for People and Food. The conference was hosted by the Royal Government of Thailand’s Department of Fisheries. After a process of improvement and expansion the Regional Reviews of aquaculture development, status and trends for 2010 were presented to the Global Conference on Aquaculture, held in Phuket, Thailand from 22-25 September 2010 which provided an additional opportunity to openly discuss and improve the information and main content of these documents.
The Regional Reviews and the Global Synthesis can be of pertinent use to national governments, regional organizations, policy makers, farmers, investors, civil society organizations, research and training institutions and the general public. A relevant element of the Regional Reviews is that each review, apart from North America, has been produced in both English and the official UN language of the region, specifically, the Sub-Saharan Africa review is also in French; the Asia review in Chinese, the Europe review in Russian, the Latin America and the Caribbean review in Spanish, the Near East and Northern Africa review in Arabic, and the North America review, available only in English.
About Global synthesis and 2010 reviews
Similar reviews were also published in 2005, 2000 and in 1997.