Australia's involvement in NACA.

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NACA member governments

NACA member governments are: Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, I.R. Iran, Korea (DPR), Lao PDR, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.

In this collection

Culture-based fisheries: What, why, where and how?

A briefing on the context and relevance of culture-based fisheries in rural development.

Why fish and aquaculture?

Video presentation on the rationale for increased fish production and consumption.

Quarterly Aquatic Animal Disease Report, July-September 2017

The 75th edition of the Quarterly Aquatic Animal Disease Report contains information from 14 governments. The foreword discusses the 10th Symposium on Disease in Asian Aquaculture, and the 11th Technical Group Meeting and election of a new Executive Committee for the Fish Health Society (2018-2020).

First training course on culture-based fisheries held in Nha Trang, Vietnam

The first ever Regional Training Course on Culture-based Fisheries in Inland Waters was held at Nha Trang University from 30 October to 8 November. The objective of the course was to provide participants with the skills to assist local communities to plan and manage culture-based fisheries. These practices are an example of a relatively simple and low cost technology that can deliver nutritional and economic benefits to rural communities, which often have few livelihood options.

Quarterly Aquatic Animal Disease Report, April-June 2017

The 74th edition of the Quarterly Aquatic Animal Disease Report contains information from 15 governments. The foreword describes an Emergency Regional Consultation for Prevention and Management of Tilapia Lake Virus (TiLV) in the Asia-Pacific region.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow: Governing for resilience and equity in small-scale fisheries

This position provides the opportunity for an exceptional candidate to pursue research on governing for food security, equity and resilience in Pacific small-scale fisheries. The appointee will work alongside a WorldFish team working with regional authorities and national governments. The joint appointment will provide the opportunity to collaborate with leading social scientists in the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies program on policy, institutions and governance.

Job opportunity - Research Program Manager (Fisheries), ACIAR

The Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) has a job opening for Fisheries Research Program Manager. The position is based in Australia and reports to the Chief Scientist. The position is responsible for managing a portfolio of fisheries research and development projects commissioned by ACIAR. The projects are typically partnerships between research institutions in Australia and agencies within ACIAR's partner countries in the Indo-Pacific and aim to improve the productivity and sustainability of fisheries.

Quarterly Aquatic Animal Disease Report, January-March 2017

The 73rd edition of the Quarterly Aquatic Animal Disease Report contains information from 14 governments. The foreword provides a disease advisory on tilapia lake virus (TiLV), an emerging threat to farmed tilapia in the Asia-Pacific region.

Quarterly Aquatic Animal Disease Report, October-December 2016

The 73rd edition of the Quarterly Aquatic Animal Disease Report contains information from 14 governments. The foreword provides information about the implementation of a National Surveillance Programme for Aquatic Animal Diseases (NSPAAD) in India.

Overview of aquaculture feed production and use in the Asia-Pacific region

In this analysis the maximum and minimal amounts of feed required to produce finfish and shrimp in the region has been estimated. Globally a great deal of effort and time have been spent on issues related to fish meal and fish oil and aquafeeds. Ongoing practices thought to result in inefficient use of feed resources are highlighted and improvements shown. Information on feed usage in aquaculture in a few nations in the region are discussed and emerging issues highlighted.