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Aquaculture and Catches

Aquaculture insurance has a broader effect than mitigating direct climate-risk impacts to primary producers. One such broader effect is that it spurs the adoption of better farm management practices and new technology, which contributes to reducing disease risks and thus ...
Aquaculture contributes significantly to food security and economic growth: more than 50% of consumed fish comes from aquaculture, explains Audun Lem, Deputy Director of FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Policy and Resources Division.  At the XV session of the FAO COFI FT (Sub-Committee ...
The National Academy of Agricultural Sciences organized a Brainstorming Session on Good Aquaculture Practice (GAP) Certification of Aquaculture in India-Criteria and Implementation under the Convenership of Dr. Iddya Karunasagar, Senior Fish Safety and Quality Specialist, Fisheries and Aquaculture Department, Food ...
The rapid growth of intensive aquaculture production, in some cases not well planned, has caused concern about environmental impact, human health and social issues. The bulk of global aquaculture production is in Asia. Yet opposition to aquaculture development is strongest ...
The Middle East is primarily an import driven region for food supply demands. Lately food security has become an important agenda for the countries in the region especially in the GCC area. Lack of fresh water source, harsh weather conditions and ...
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