This paper reports on the development of a communication dissemination strategy for aquaculture recommendations resulting from participatory research in eastern India. It focuses on the rural poor who have limited access to resources and no effective aquaculture extension support. Important matters in relation to access to extension messages include socio-economic issues, access to TV and radio receivers, literacy levels and language. The paper shows the relative accessibility of different types of extension media for the different stakeholders.

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

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

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 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.

This report, the first in the series, contains information about the aquatic animal health status of thirteen 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.