Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission

The Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission (APFIC) works to improve understanding, awareness and cooperation in fisheries issues in the Asia-Pacific region. The APFIC Secretariat is hosted by the FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, in Bangkok, Thailand.

Key publications

This review presents summary information on 45 river and great lake basins of the world, which support inland fisheries. The information presented is drawn from published information in peer-reviewed journals as well as grey literature. Each basin summary is presented...

This Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries management training course (Inland Fisheries) is designed as a complete training course for the sustainable management of inland fisheries using the ecosystem approach. It is targeted at middle-level fishery and environment officers, extension workers, facilitators...

Latest Publications

This document is the edited version of the report adopted by the 36th session of the Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission (APFIC) convened at a virtual session in Bangkok, Thailand from 5 to 7 May 2021. It was hosted by the Department...

This handbook aims to enhance the entrepreneurial capacity of small producers in the tilapia value chain. It describes the principles involved and explains the practical skills in analyzing situations and designing an efficient business arrangement that would increase opportunities for...

This document is the edited version of the report adopted by the 36th session of the Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission (APFIC) convened at a virtual session in Bangkok, Thailand from 5 to 7 May 2021. It was hosted by the Department...

The FAO/APFIC Regional Consultative Workshop, Building Climate-Resilient Fisheries and Aquaculture in the Asia-Pacific Region brought together policymakers, managers and practitioners who were engaged in addressing climate change in relation to fisheries and aquaculture in the Asia-Pacific region through the development...