Free registration: Belt & Road Forum for International Freshwater Fishery Industry Innovation, 16 August

An online forum will be held on 16 August to enable technical exchange between policymakers, fishery extension officers, researchers and entrepreneurs in development of the freshwater fisheries industry through technology innovation. Participation is free but registration is required.

The forum will focus on innovations and developments in freshwater fishery biotech, breeding, culture models, digitisation, and industrialisation, featuring presentations and discussions from experts of international organisations, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Engineering, universities and entrepreneurs in virtual exchanges and discussions.

The forum will focus on finding solutions for industry development to inform policy making in Belt & Road countries, as well as planning and implementation of relevant programmes and projects at global, regional and national levels.


The forum is held under the guidance of the Department of International Cooperation and Fishery Administration, MARA, and the Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences (CAFS). It is jointly organised by the Freshwater Fisheries Research Center of CAFS, and NACA.

Applications and enquiries

  • Please download the prospectus (linked below) for information on the registration process, arrangements and programme.
  • Applicants should also fill in the online application form - see prospectus for details.



Publisher: Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific

Rights: Public domain.