This report, the sixth in the series, contains information about the aquatic animal health status of twenty states in the Asia-Pacific region. The foreword discusses capacity building initiatives to improve disease surveillance in the region.

This report, the fifth in the series, contains information about the aquatic animal health status of eighteen states in the Asia-Pacific region. The foreword discusses improvements in the quality of reporting.

This report, the fourth in the series, contains information about the aquatic animal health status of seventeen states in the Asia-Pacific region.

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.