Markets and trade https://enaca.org/rss/?tag=149 Content related to market access and trade issues. info@enaca.org info@enaca.org Copyright all rights reserved Aquaculture Asia Magazine, October-December 2023 https://enaca.org/?id=1306&title=aquaculture-asia-magazine%2C-october-december-2023

In this issue:

  • How welfare assessments of farmed white leg shrimp (Penaeus vannamei) can benefit the whole industry
  • Thai Fish Project: A path towards a sustainable aquaculture
  • Nationally-recognised ornamental fish breeder Kripan Sarkar - a man to remember
  • Tilapia parvovirus disease: An emerging threat for the tilapia aquaculture industry
  • Naihati fish seed market as state-of-the-art for sustainable support services to fish growers, buyers and traders
  • NACA Newsletter
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Fri, 24 Nov 2023 04:13:31 +0000 https://enaca.org/?id=1306
Naihati fish seed market as state-of-the-art for sustainable support services to fish growers, buyers and traders https://enaca.org/?id=1305&title=naihati-fish-seed-market-as-state-of-the-art-for-sustainable-support-services-to-fish-growers%2C-buyers-and-traders

Naihati fish seed market of West Bengal was established in 1976 and is the largest seed market in India. With the advent of induced breeding technology and hatcheries, fish seed is now available almost year-round, catering to the need of Indian farmers. Situated in North 24 Parganas, Naihati wholesale fish seed market is a well-known establishment that provides multifaceted services to stakeholders including fish seed growers, retailers, sellers, and mediators. This article describes the state of the market as aspects of its evolution over time.

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Thu, 23 Nov 2023 10:15:33 +0000 https://enaca.org/?id=1305
WAS Journal Special Issue: Global Conference on Aquaculture Millennium +20 Thematic Reviews https://enaca.org/?id=1297&title=was-journal-special-issue-global-conference-on-aquaculture-millennium-plus-20 Eight thematic reviews prepared as preparation for the Global Conference on Aquaculture Millennium +20 (GCA +20) have been published in a Special Issue of the Journal of the World Aquaculture Society "Aquaculture for Food and Sustainable Development". A group of experts prepared advanced working drafts of each thematic review and the key findings from each theme were presented and discussed by expert panels during the GCA +20. Participants were then invited to provide their feedback and perspectives on the reviews and their key messages for consideration in finalisation of the papers. The reviews are available for free download.

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Mon, 30 Oct 2023 07:14:40 +0000 https://enaca.org/?id=1297
Report of the 21st Asia Regional Advisory Group on Aquatic Animal Health https://enaca.org/?id=1269&title=report-of-the-21st-asia-regional-advisory-group-on-aquatic-animal-health

This report summaries the proceedings of the 21st meeting of the Regional Advisory Group on Aquatic Animal Health, held 17-18 November 2022. The role of the group is to review trends in disease and emerging threats in the region, identify developments in global disease issues and standards, to evaluate the Quarterly Aquatic Animal Disease Reporting Program and to provide guidance on regional strategies to improve aquatic animal health management.

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Mon, 01 May 2023 06:57:39 +0000 https://enaca.org/?id=1269
Shrimp Summit, 24-26 July, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam https://enaca.org/?id=1267&title=shrimp-summit%2C-24-26-july%2C-ho-chi-minh-city%2C-vietnam

The 2023 Shrimp Summit will convene the global seafood value chain to address the critical challlenges of Asia’s shrimp-farming sector, from stagnant production to growers’ livelihoods, with a cross-topic focus on sustainability and climate change. The Summit is presented by The Center for Responsible Seafood (TCRS) and co-hosted by the Global Seafood Alliance. The format of the 2023 Shrimp Summit will allow the industry to develop a common understanding of issues, address key challenges through discussion and work toward consensus and actionable solutions. This in-person and virtual event will feature discussions, relevant content and informative webinars before, during and after the event in the TCRS Online Community. Access to the online community is included with event registration.

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Thu, 27 Apr 2023 07:49:55 +0000 https://enaca.org/?id=1267
Global Seafood Trade Fair 28-30 June, Guangzhou, China https://enaca.org/?id=1265&title=global-seafood-trade-fair-28-30-june-guangzhou-china

In June, China will open its doors to the world through the Global Seafood Fair. With over 50,000 visitors and a strong buyer presence, the fair is an excellent opportunity for businesses to showcase their products. The event will feature over 1,000 exhibitors and more than 10,000 products for buyers to choose from. Attendees can also participate in several industry-focused events, including the Global Shrimp Industry Development Summit Forum, the Overseas Seafood Products Digital Trade Forum, the Tilapia Industry Chain Summit, and the China Aquatic Prepared Dishes Development Summit.

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Wed, 19 Apr 2023 02:53:46 +0000 https://enaca.org/?id=1265
NACA Newsletter, Vol. XXXVIII, April-June 2023 https://enaca.org/?id=1271&title=naca-newsletter-april-june-2023

In this issue:

Webinar on fish welfare: What we need to know? Artemia side event at the FAO Sub-Committee on Aquaculture; Handbook for Artemia pond culture in Bangladesh; NACA YouTube channel: @aquacultureasia; Reported aquatic animal diseases in the Asia-Pacific region during the third quarter of 2022; 13th Asia-Pacific Marine Biotechnology Conference, 2-6 October 2023, Australia; Global Seafood Trade Fair, 28-30 June, Guangzhou, China.

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Fri, 02 Jun 2023 09:25:21 +0000 https://enaca.org/?id=1271
Update: 2022 Global Forum on Sustainable Development of Fisheries to be held on 13 December https://enaca.org/?id=1241&title=2022-global-forum-on-sustainable-development-of-fisheries

Update: The forum will now be held on 13 December and and updated conference agenda is available below. Please register your attendance using the form linked below. A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants before the meeting, thank you.

A free online forum will be organised by the Agriculture Trade Promotion Center, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, and Yellow Sea Fisheries Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences, and NACA. The forum aims to strengthen international exchange and cooperation in aquatic trade, promote high-quality development of fisheries, disseminate advanced concepts, technologies, and models of aquaculture in the Asia-Pacific region and Silk Road countries, and promote the health and sustainable development of global fisheries. Participation is free but registration is required.

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Mon, 24 Oct 2022 02:13:23 +0000 https://enaca.org/?id=1241
FAO/NACA workshop to developing a regional strategy for aquatic organism health using progressive management pathways https://enaca.org/?id=1252&title=fao%2Fnaca-workshop-to-developing-a-regional-strategy-for-aquatic-organism-health-using-progressive-management-pathways

On 28-29 November FAO and NACA collaborated on a virtual workshop to develop a regional strategy for aquatic organism health, using a progressive management pathway for improving aquaculture biosecurity. The workshop was held under the auspices of the project “Responsible use of fisheries and aquaculture resources for sustainable development component 3: Biosecurity and health management”. The workshop involved 31 experts from 16 countries, including national focal points, FAO and NACA. The objectives of the workshop were to: Present and analyse country responses to a self-assessment survey on biosecurity and health management capacity and performance; to provide guuidance to country participants on conducting a SWOT analysis; and to prepare a detailed plan for Phase II of the initiative.

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Thu, 12 Jan 2023 04:43:23 +0000 https://enaca.org/?id=1252
High-level meeting on aquaculture transformation in Asia and the Pacific region https://enaca.org/?id=1251&title=high-level-meeting-on-aquaculture-transformation-in-asia-and-the-pacific-region As a follow on from the September FAO/NACA workshop on aquaculture transformation (see article in previous issue), FAO and NACA convened a high-level meeting to discuss the issue and the outcome of the previous consultation with policy makers. The meeting was held virtually from 22-23 November and was attended by 79 senior officials from 25 countries and international organisations, with observers from industry and international NGOs. Specific objectives of the high-level meeting were to: Engage senior policy makers and business leaders in the process of defining regional targets, action areas and initiatives for aquaculture transformation in the region by 2030, identify strategies and mechanisms to stimulate innovation and investment, and to recommend follow up actions and commitments.

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Thu, 12 Jan 2023 04:36:48 +0000 https://enaca.org/?id=1251