1 January 2002 | 3750 Downloads | .pdf | 2.15 MB | Hatchery and nursery, Health and welfare, Livelihoods, gender and social issues, Marine finfish, Nutrition and feeding, Australia, China, Hong Kong SAR, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Markets and trade
These are the proceedings of a workshop organised by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and hosted by the Government of Indonesia in cooperation with the Bay of Bengal Programme (BOBP-FAO), and the Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific (NACA). The workshop is one of the activities under the APEC-NACA Collaborative Grouper Research and Development Network. The objectives of the workshop were:
The workshop focussed on grouper culture, but also explored management strategies required to support the sustainable development of seafarming in the Asian region. The emphasis was on technology transfer and management strategies for the benefit of farmers and coastal communities. The workshop included special sessions on diversification of seafarming systems and culture species, the role of seafarming in the livelihoods of coastal communities and an update on recent progress and options for further development and expansion of the APEC-NACA Collaborative Grouper Research and Development Network.
The workshop emphasised practical management and development strategies including the evaluation of the potential of sustainable hatchery and farming enterprises for groupers and other marine finfish species to contribute to income generation, poverty alleviation and food security throughout the region.
Publisher: APEC Secretariat
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