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Aquaculture, livelihoods and social issues in rural communities.

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NACA Newsletter, Vol. XXXIII, No. 1, January-March 2018

In this issue:

First training course on culture-based fisheries held in Nha Trang, Vietnam; GAF7: Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries; 3rd International Symposium on Aquaculture and Fisheries Education, India; International Fishing Industry Safety and Health Conference, Canada; WHO: Stop using antibiotics in healthy animals to prevent the spread of antibiotic resistance; Register for the 8th International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health; Quarterly Aquatic Animal Disease Report, July-September 2017; Biology and Management of Invasive Apple Snails; Antimicrobial use in the aquaculture sector.

Video lectures: Regional Training Course on Culture-based Fisheries in Inland Waters

This collection contains video recordings of the lectures from the Regional Training Course on Culture-based Fisheries in Inland Waters, held at Nha Trang University, Vietnam. The objective of the course was to provide participants with the skills to assist local communities to plan and manage culture-based fisheries; a relatively simple and low cost technology that can deliver nutritional and economic benefits to rural communities with few livelihood options. The course was sponsored by the United Nations University Fisheries Training Programme.

Entrepreneurship plan prepared for the development of culture-based fisheries in Ellewewa reservoir, Sri Lanka

How an entrepreneurship plan facilitated the development of culture-based Fisheries in a Sri Lankan reservoir.

Community consultation in culture-based fisheries

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

Culture-based fisheries: What, why, where and how?

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

Youth and Fish Drawing Competition Art Book

An art book containing the winners of the Youth and Fish Drawing Competition, which was held during the 6th Global Symposium on Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries (GAF), 4-7 August 2016, Bangkok, Thailand. Ten senior and seven junior high schools participated, with two students (male and female) from each school. The competition ended after three hours of drawing and painting. This was the first activity involving youth in raising awareness of gender to be conducted at a GAF event.

International Fishing Industry Safety and Health Conference, 10-13 June, Canada

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health in collaboration with the SafetyNet Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Research (Memorial University) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), will be hosting the 5th International Fishing Industry Safety and Health Conference (IFISH 5) in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada from June 10-13, 2018. Abstracts can be submitted electronically until 31 January, 2018.

First training course on culture-based fisheries held in Nha Trang, Vietnam

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.

Empowering young Indian women through entrepreneurship development: Opportunities and constraints

Women’s entrepreneurship can be a boon for sustainable utilisation of resources, food security and employment generation. Women entrepreneurship can be defined as the process, in which she thinks to set up a business, gathering all the resources necessary to manage a business venture, provide employment to others and to make a profit along the way while minimising risk while initiating, organising and running a business enterprise.

Job opportunity - Research Program Manager (Fisheries), ACIAR

The Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) has a job opening for Fisheries Research Program Manager. The position is based in Australia and reports to the Chief Scientist. The position is responsible for managing a portfolio of fisheries research and development projects commissioned by ACIAR. The projects are typically partnerships between research institutions in Australia and agencies within ACIAR's partner countries in the Indo-Pacific and aim to improve the productivity and sustainability of fisheries.