Fishery and aquaculture management
 

Fisheries and aquaculture are a crucial source of income and livelihood for hundreds of millions of people around the world, with the increase in employment in the sector outpacing world population growth and employment in traditional agriculture. Capture fisheries and aquaculture supplied the world with about 142 million tones of fish in 2008. Globally, fish provides more than 1.5 billion people with almost 20 percent of their average per capita intake of animal protein, and 3.0 billion people with at least 15 percent of such protein.

Fisheries and aquaculture have the capacity – if supported and developed in a regulated and environmentally sensitive manner – to contribute significantly to improving the well-being of poor and disadvantaged communities in developing countries and to achievement of several of the Millennium Development Goals, especially those related to poverty reduction and food and nutrition security, environmental protection and biodiversity.

Title

Authors

Country

Date

A handbook for Sustainable aquaculture

SUSTAINAQUA

Europe

2009

Technical manuals

Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific (NACA)

All

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Towards safe and effective use of chemicals in coastal aquaculture

FAO

All

1997