A discussion of the governance issues relevant to culture-based fisheries at local community, provincial and national levels.

People-oriented approaches for engaging communities in culture-based fisheries development.

Harmonising culture-based fisheries with other users and uses of water resources.

A technical presentation on selection of appropriate species in culture-based fisheries.

A presentation on technical assessment of water bodies for culture-based fisheries production potential.

A presentation on the current state of culture-based fisheries practices in Vietnam.

A presentation on the current state of culture-based fisheries practices in China.

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

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

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.