Nagothu Udaya Sekhar presents on BioForsk's approach to climate change studies.

Varunthat Dulyapurk presents economic perspectives of climate change on aquaculture production.

K. Muralidhar presents on climate change vulnerability and adaptation for shrimp farms in India.

M.M.M. Najim presents on the impacts of climate on culture-based fisheries in seasonal reservoirs of Sri Lanka.

Erwin Pador presents on climate change vulnerability and adaptation in milkfish farming, the Philippines.

Truong Hoang Minh presents on climate change vulnerability and adaptation in Vietnamese catfish.

Presentation on climate change vulnerability and adaptation in improved extensive shrimp farming systems in Vietnam.

For three years NACA worked with a consortium of partners on a project to strengthen the adaptive capacities of small-scale farmers to climate change. The aim of the “Aquaclimate” project, funded by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD), was to identify the likely medium-term impacts of climate change on important aquaculture systems and to develop adaptation strategies that will help farmers to cope with the changes.

The Global Conference on Aquaculture 2010 reviewed the present status and trends in aquaculture development, addressed emerging issues relevant to aquaculture development, assessed opportunities and challenges for future aquaculture development and built consensus on advancing aquaculture as a global, sustainable and competitive food production sector. This volume provides information on how aquaculture could be mobilized to alleviate global poverty and improve food and nutrition security in the coming decades.

In this issue:

Seaweed farming in Sulawesi, Indonesia. Scaling up better management practices: Empowering small scale farmers. Animal welfare for farmed fish...is Asia-Pacific ready? Aquaculture field schools as an extension methodology. Successful seed production of cobia, Rachycentron canadum in India. 22nd Governing Council Meeting and a new Director General. NACA receives the Magarita Lizárraga Medal. NACA receives Gold Medal Award from the Asian Fisheries Society. Striped catfish farming in the Mekong Delta and more.