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.
This report, the third in the series, contains information about the aquatic animal health status of seventeen states in the Asia-Pacific region. The foreword discusses improvements in the quality of reporting.
This report, the second in the series, contains information about the aquatic animal health status of fourteen states in the Asia-Pacific region. The foreword discusses the establishment of the regional disease reporting system.
Ths paper enumerates different carp integrated farming systems being prevalent in Asia along with successful case studies indicating potential and constraints of such systems. It recommends to integrate carp farming with agriculture and irrigation, livestock farming, sewage utilisation and water pollution control not only to increase the productivity of land and water and improve the economic conditions of poor farmers but also to maintain health and hygiene of the rural poor and city dwellers alike.