Better management practices https://enaca.org/rss/?tag=13 Improved management practices to generate better crop outcomes, environmental performance and profitability through improved resource utilisation efficiency. info@enaca.org info@enaca.org Copyright all rights reserved Free Seminar on Aquatic Resource Conservation and Green Aquaculture for Mekong Countries https://enaca.org/?id=1186&title=free-seminar-on-aquatic-resource-conservation-and-green-aquaculture-for-mekong-countries

A free virtual seminar series will be held from 13-17 December, hosted by the Freshwater Fisheries Research Center, Chinese Academy of Fisheries Sciences, in partnership with NACA and the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs. The seminar will be held via Zoom. It will give participants a background in aquatic resource conservation practices, recommend options for sustainable aquaculture farming systems with potential for intensification with intervention strategies, and build a communication and experience exchange platform for information dissemination and future collaboration. Participation is free. Registration closes 10 December.

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Mon, 22 Nov 2021 08:30:46 +0000 https://enaca.org/?id=1186
NACA Newsletter, Vol. XXXVI, October-December 2021 https://enaca.org/?id=1176&title=naca-newsletter%2C-vol.-xxxvi%2C-october-december-2021

In this issue:

Global Conference on Aquaculture Millennium +20;  Workshop on SDG-aligned Artemia aquaculture;  Professor Sena De Silva Memorial Oration, 8 October 2021; Apply now: Training Course on Mariculture Technology in Asia-Pacific; New project on “Blue transformation in aquaculture”; Webinar on Status of Artemia cyst use in fish and crustacean hatcheries.

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Mon, 11 Oct 2021 09:10:54 +0000 https://enaca.org/?id=1176
Aquaculture Asia Magazine, July-September 2021 https://enaca.org/?id=1181&title=aquaculture-asia-magazine%2C-july-september-2021

In this issue:

Opinion: Benefits of animal welfare in Indian aquaculture; Imparting skill on formulated fish feed preparation to women’s self-help groups in villages – an experience; Farming of the anadromous shad, Tenualosa ilisha: Signs of taking off in India; Some facts on cannibalism in Wallago attu and its management during captive seed production; NACA Newsletter.

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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 10:35:53 +0000 https://enaca.org/?id=1181
Opinion: Benefits of animal welfare in Indian aquaculture https://enaca.org/?id=1177&title=opinion%3A-benefits-of-animal-welfare-in-indian-aquaculture

Parasites and disease are amongst the greatest issues affecting Indian aquculture, incurring substantial economic losses every year. Due to disease risk, some farmers may use antibiotics as a prophylactic measure, with consequent risk of increasing anti-microbial resistance. Organic aquaculture has the potential to allow reduced chemical inputs, but must be coupled with other paradigms to alleviate disease issues. The Fish Welfare Initiative believes that measures to improve animal welfare, in particular water quality and stocking density, can contribute to improved animal health outcomes.

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Sun, 17 Oct 2021 06:33:25 +0000 https://enaca.org/?id=1177
Webinar: Status of Artemia cyst use in fish and crustacean hatcheries https://enaca.org/?id=1164&title=webinar%3A-status-of-artemia-cyst-use-in-fish-and-crustacean-hatcheries

Join us on 2 September at 12 noon GMT for a free webinar on the Status of the use of Artemia cysts in fish and crustacean hatcheries around the world. The webinar is facilitated by the International Artemia Aquaculture Consortium (under formation). The webinar will document differences in practices used by fish and crustacean hatcheries in the use of Artemia cysts for the preparation of live feeds. Speakers include technical experts using Artemia in the production of shrimp, freshwater prawn, mud and mitten crabs, seabass, sabream and other marine fish from Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Ecuador, Greece, India, Spain, and Thailand. Participation is free but registration is required.

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Wed, 04 Aug 2021 10:32:06 +0000 https://enaca.org/?id=1164
Aquaculture field schools supporting mangroves for climate change adaptation of Indonesian milkfish-shrimp farmers https://enaca.org/?id=1156&title=aquaculture-field-schools-supporting-mangroves-for-climate-change-adaptation-of-indonesian-milkfish-shrimp-farmers

Over the last five decades, over 30 million people along Java’s north coast have experienced subsidence and subsequent soil erosion. In 2015, Building with Nature Indonesia (BwNI-Demak) started a coastal protection project in 10 communities of nine coastal villages of Demak regency. The protection measures introduced included the use of permeable structures (dams) that successfully capture sediment and support natural recovery of mangroves, and aquaculture field schools, to train small-scale farmers on good aquaculture practices such as low external inputs sustainable aquaculture, associated mangrove aquaculture and multi-trophic srhimp aquaculture.

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Mon, 28 Jun 2021 06:54:33 +0000 https://enaca.org/?id=1156
Smartphone app improving smallholder shrimp farming practices in Bangladesh https://enaca.org/?id=1137&title=smartphone-app-improving-shrimp-farming-practices-in-bangladesh The Shrimp Farming BD App contains information on improved technologies - from pond preparation through to harvest - and has a calculator that farmers can use to work out the quantities of chemicals, feeds and other inputs they need for their pond. Also incorporated is a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page where users can find answers to common questions with a single click: and they can send specific technical questions to SAFETI specialists online and receive an answer back within hours. The app can also be used to post news messages, and a link to market prices is planned. 

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Mon, 18 Jan 2021 06:33:13 +0000 https://enaca.org/?id=1137
NACA Newsletter, Vol. XXXIV No. 3, July-September 2019 https://enaca.org/?id=1058&title=naca-newsletter-july-september-2019

In this issue:

First announcement: Global Conference on Aquaculture 2020, 26-30 October, Shanghai, China; Bangladesh delegation visits Thailand to study shrimp aquaculture; Expert Consultation on Development of Sustainable Aquaculture Guidelines, Rome; Report of the Seventeenth Meeting of the Asia Regional Advisory Group on Aquatic Animal Health; Quarterly Aquatic Animal Disease Report, October-December 2018; Tuskfish 2 Alpha: Testers wanted.

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Mon, 08 Jul 2019 14:12:14 +0000 https://enaca.org/?id=1058
Expert Consultation on Genetically Responsible Aquaculture, Lucknow, India https://enaca.org/?id=1027&title=expert-consultation-on-genetically-responsible-aquaculture

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and NACA will convene the consultation from 26-27 February 2019. The consultation will be hosted by the ICAR National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources (NBFGR) in Lucknow, India. The aim of the consultation is to find ways to assure genetic quality in seed production systems. Experts will discuss broodstock management and mechanisms to verify seed origin and quality. The goal is to empower farmers and monitoring agencies with provision of quantifiable standards.

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Fri, 11 Jan 2019 05:02:11 +0000 https://enaca.org/?id=1027
FAO and NACA to convene Global Conference on Aquaculture 2020 https://enaca.org/?id=1025&title=fao-and-naca-to-convene-global-conference-on-aquaculture-2020 FAO and NACA have signed an agreement to convene a global conference on aquaculture in 2020. This will be the fourth conference in a series that began at the dawn of the industry in Kyoto, 1976. Aquaculture 2020 will be held late in the year in China. Arrangements, programme and partner details will be announced via the NACA website in due course.

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Thu, 10 Jan 2019 04:58:13 +0000 https://enaca.org/?id=1025