Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission

Aquaculture management

Aquaculture sector in Asia-Pacific has grown rapidly during the past four decades and contributed significantly to food security, nutrition, livelihood and overall socioeconomic development in the region. Meanwhile, disease problem has become increasingly challenging in aquaculture. Un-prudent and poorly controlled use of anti-microbial in animal disease control in aquaculture can have significant contribution to AMR risk. Although the control over...
Aiming to build regional capacity in aquaculture governance in Asia-Pacific, FAO and NACA jointly implemented a regional consultation in collaboration with NACA member governments to assess the status of aquaculture governance in Asia, share experiences and lessons learned in aquaculture governance among countries, and recommend strategies and actions for further improvement. The consultation consisted of two major activities: country assessment...
Asia has experienced rapid growth of aquaculture in the past four decades and this has significantly contributed to an increased supply of fish products for improved nutrition of the Asian people. It has also strongly benefitted the global seafood trade, local...
This publication is the outcome of regional activity and the regional initiative on sustainable intensification of aquaculture for blue growth in Asia-Pacific so it contributes to the strategic objective 2. It will be important regional strategy document to support the concerted effort of member country governments and the regional /international organizations to support the sustainable growth of aquaculture in the...
Miao W., Mohan C.V., Ellis W., Brian D. (eds.) (2013) Adoption of Aquaculture Assessment Tools for Improving the Planning and Management of Aquaculture in Asia and the Pacific. FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand. RAP Publication 2013/11, 136 pp. Global capture fish production has been stagnant since the 1990s. The major part of increased fish production during...