Phuket Consensus: The Kyoto Strategy for Aquaculture Development adopted in 1976 facilitated the transformation of aquaculture from a traditional to a science-based economic activity. It promoted technical cooperation among developing countries to expand aquaculture development.
The UNEP Convention on Biological Diversity that came into effect in 1993 reflected the world community's commitment to manage biodiversity for the welfare of present and future generations The FAO Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries promulgated in 1995 enshrined the principles of sustainability and responsibility in the practice of fisheries, aquaculture and trade in aquatic products.
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