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Webinar: "Managing tuna fisheries data at a global scale: the Tuna Atlas VRE"

On 18th January 2018, 3pm CET BlueBRIDGE will host the webinar: “Managing tuna fisheries data at a global scale: the Tuna Atlas VRE” that presents how, through the…

FAO in Singapore to tackle Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in Aquaculture and Fisheries

FAO in Singapore to tackle Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in Aquaculture and Fisheries

Some 45 delegates from FAO member countries (China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam), resource experts (China, Croatia, Hong Kong SAR, India, Ireland, the Netherlands, the Philippines…

New FAO aquaculture publications pendrive (period 1999-2017) is now available

New FAO aquaculture publications pendrive (period 1999-2017) is now available

More than 1200 publications related to aquaculture, including technical papers, circulars, FAO reports, CD-ROMs, web-based products and newsletters, in both hard and electronic versions and in various FAO…

New FAO Yearbook of fisheries and aquaculture statistics published!

New FAO Yearbook of fisheries and aquaculture statistics published!

The FAO Yearbook of fisheries and aquaculture statistics 2015 has been just officially released. This edition contains the most recent global statistics on capture fishery production, aquaculture production, commodities production…

<br/>Launch of the new Coordinating Working Party on Fisheries Statistics (CWP) website

A new and refreshed website of the Coordinating Working Party on Fisheries Statistics (CWP) is alive. The updated site includes changes to navigation, a refreshed look&feel, a section…

Six shrimp producing countries discuss the way forward to deal with IMNV disease of white-leg shrimp

Six shrimp producing countries discuss the way forward to deal with IMNV disease of white-leg shrimp

The FAO inter-regional TCP project TCP/INT/3501 “Strengthening biosecurity governance and capacities for dealing with the serious shrimp infectious myonecrosis virus (IMNV) disease” has the overall…

A week of aquaculture discussions at COFI Aquaculture

The Ninth session of FAO’s COFI Sub-Committee on Aquaculture wrapped up last week in Rome. The Sub-committee meeting brought together 188 delegates from 94 member countries…

FAO Aquaculture Newsletter (FAN) 57 is out

FAO Aquaculture Newsletter (FAN) 57 is out

ABSTRACT This issue of FAN contains an invited editorial on considerations related to nutrition and aquaculture vision for the future and four main sections on: (1) Global aquaculture updates with…

CWP – Report of the Fifth Meeting of the Aquaculture Subject Group and the Twenty-sixth Meeting of the Fisheries Subject now available

CWP – Report of the Fifth Meeting of the Aquaculture Subject Group and the Twenty-sixth Meeting of the Fisheries Subject now available

The CWP Subject Groups – Aquaculture (CWP-AS) and Fisheries (CWP-FS) met in June 2017 to address matters related with the intersessional program for each Subject Group. The meeting…

FAO WriteShop 3 on Responsible Management of Bacterial Diseases in Aquaculture, 3-5 August 2017, Putrajaya, Malaysia

FAO WriteShop 3 on Responsible Management of Bacterial Diseases in Aquaculture, 3-5 August 2017, Putrajaya, Malaysia

Click for enlarged image One of the most serious pathogen groups causing devastating effects to cultured species in aquaculture are bacterial pathogens. However, not so much attention is given to…

West Balkans Regional Aquatic Animal Disease Diagnostic Manual

West Balkans Regional Aquatic Animal Disease Diagnostic Manual

This West Balkans Regional Aquatic Animal Disease Diagnostic Manual is a handbook whose main purpose is to facilitate the daily duties at aquaculture farms and provide a useful reference that…

Congratulations to the 2017 FAO Lizárraga Award winner!

The 2017 FAO Margarita Lizárraga Medal Award was awarded to the Commission for the Conservation of Antartic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR), based in Australia. CCAMLR was selected for its…

Seminar: A Transdisciplinary Approach to Small-Scale Fisheries

30 JUNE 2017, 10:00 – 11:30 | This seminar presents experiences and lessons from a major research initiative, Too Big To Ignore (TBTI): Global Partnership for Small-Scale Fisheries Research…

New publication online: Social and economic performance of tilapia farming in Africa

World tilapia aquaculture production grew 12 percent annually, from less than a half million tonnes in the early 1990s to over 5 million tonnes in the mid-2010s. Africa accounted…

Press Release: 7 June 2017 – US Congressional Legislative Briefing highlights – Blue Growth: Future of Fish as a Significant Food Source

Press Release: 7 June 2017 – US Congressional Legislative Briefing highlights – Blue Growth: Future of Fish as a Significant Food Source

Sponsored by the Mississippi State University (MSU) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Liaison Office for North America, a Congressional Legislative Briefing was held on 5 June 2017, in…