Global Conference on Aquaculture 2010

The entire conference proceedings are available as audio recordings for download or online streaming in MP3 format. The Powerpoint slides accompanying each presentation are also available in PDF format.

Publications

Conference Proceedings[PDF, 8.9 MB]
Phuket Consensus[PDF, 134 KB]
Recommendations from the thematic sessions[PDF, 83 KB]

Conference programme

[PDF, 625 KB]

Conference handbook

[PDF, 1.5 MB]

"Who's who" guide

[PDF, 786 KB]

Introduction and opening

Welcome remarks by Dr Somying Piumsombun, Director General, Department of Fisheries, Thailand

[audio, 1.0 MB | listen online]

Welcome remarks by Mr Hiroyuki Konuma, Assistant Director General, Fisheries and Aquaculture Department, FAO

[audio, 2.0 MB | listen online]

Welcome remarks by Prof. Sena De Silva, Director General, Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific

[audio, 1.6 MB | listen online]

Welcome remarks by Mr Thammarat Wanglee, Advisor to the Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Thailand

[audio, 1.3 MB | listen online]

Keynote addresses

Aquaculture and Sustainable Nutrition Security in a Warming Planet
Professor MS Swaminathan (India)

[audio, 11.1 MB | listen online | slides, 3.2 MB]

Global aquaculture development since 2000: progress made in implementing the Bangkok Declaration and Strategy for Aquaculture Development Beyond 2000
Mr Jiansan Jia (FAO)

[audio, 9.0 MB | listen online | slides, 2.0 MB]

Regional and global reviews on aquaculture

Aquaculture development in Africa: current status and future prospects
Dr Benedict Satia (USA)

[audio, 7.0 MB | listen online | slides, 679 KB]

Aquaculture development in Asia-Pacific: current status and future prospects
Dr Sena De Silva (NACA)

[audio, 9.3 MB | listen online | slides, 2.8 MB]

Aquaculture development in Europe: current status and future prospects
Dr Laszlo Varadi (Hungary)

[audio, 6.8 MB | listen online | slides, 3.0 MB]

Aquaculture development in Latin America: current status and future prospects
Dr Carlos Wurman (Chile)

[audio, 7.8 MB | listen online | slides, 690 KB]

Aquaculture development in the Near East: current status and future prospects
Dr Issam Krouma (Syria)

[audio, 6.8 MB | listen online | slides, 2.0 MB]

Aquaculture development in North America: current status and future prospects
Dr Paul Olin (USA)

[audio, 6.2 MB | listen online | slides, 1.4 MB]

Global aquaculture development: a comprehensive analysis
Dr Imtiaz Ahmad (USA)

[audio, 6.9 MB | listen online | slides, 1.1 MB]

Plenary discussion of regional and global reviews of aquaculture development

[audio, 10.9 MB | listen online]

Plenary lectures

Resources, technologies and services for future aquaculture: a needs assessment for sustainable development
Dr Patrick Sorgeloos (Belgium)

[audio, 10.3 MB | listen online | slides, 20.6 MB]

Sector management and governance in aquaculture: an overview
Dr Neil Riddler (Canada)

[audio, 7.9 MB | listen online | slides, 999 KB]

Maintaining environmental integrity through responsible aquaculture: constraints, opportunities and challenges
Dr Max Troell (Sweden)

[audio, 8.2 MB | listen online | slides, 5.3 MB]

Responding to market demands and challenges: making aquaculture a competitive food producing sector for the benefit of world consumers
Ms Lara Barazi-Yeroulanos (Greece)

[audio, 13.6 MB | listen online | slides, 2.8 MB]

Improving knowledge, information, research, extension and communication on aquaculture
Dr Gary Jensen (USA)

[audio, 9.5 MB | listen online | slides, 805 KB]

Enhancing the contribution of aquaculture to poverty alleviation, food security and rural development
Dr Modadugu Gupta (India)

[audio, 10.6 MB | listen online | slides, 675 KB]

Invited guest lectures

Is feeding fish to feed people a viable practice for aquaculture development?
Mr Ulf Wijkstrom (Sweden)

[audio, 9.2 MB | listen online | slides, 389 KB]

The potential of aquaculture to improve human nutrition and health
Dr Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted (WorldFish Centre)

[audio, 6.8 MB | listen online | slides, 1.1 MB]

Coping with climate change: a real challenge for aquaculturists
Dr Sena De Silva (NACA)

[audio, 9.3 MB | listen online | slides, 1.7 MB]

Thematic sessions

Resources, technologies and services for future aquaculture

Responsible use of resources for sustainable aquaculture
Dr Barry Costa-Pierce (USA)

[audio, 14.5 MB | listen online | slides, 1.1 MB]

Novel and emerging technologies: can they contribute to improving aquaculture sustainability?
Dr Craig Browdy (USA)

[audio, 13.4 MB | listen online | slides, 4.2 MB]

Providing high quality feeds for aquaculture and getting out of the fish meal trap: opportunities and challenges
Dr Albert Tacon (USA)

[audio, 13.4 MB | listen online | slides, 2.2 MB]

Sector management and governance in aquaculture

Improving aquaculture governance: what is the status and who is responsible for what?
Dr Nathanael Hishamunda (FAO)

[audio, 13.2 MB | listen online | slides, 2.9 MB]

Aquaculture and socio-economic growth and development: enabling policies and partnership for improved benefits
Prof. Jolly Curtis (USA)

[audio, 11.8 MB | listen online | slides, 3.1 MB]

Investment, insurance and risk management for aquaculture development
Dr Clement Tisdell (Australia)

[audio, 13.8 MB | listen online | slides, 2.6 MB]

Aquaculture and environment

Promoting responsible use and conservation of aquatic biodiversity for sustainable aquaculture development
Dr John Benzie (Ireland)

[audio, 14.1 MB | listen online | slides, 1.9 MB]

Addressing aquaculture-fisheries interactions through the implementation of the ecosystem approach to aquaculture
Dr Doris Soto (FAO)

[audio, 12.5 MB | listen online | slides, 1.4 MB]

Improving biosecurity: a necessity for aquaculture sustainability
Dr Mike Hine (New Zealand)

[audio, 15.9 MB | listen online | slides, 1.2 MB]

Responding to market demands and challenges: ensuring food safety and quality, economic viability and sectoral diversity

Facilitating market access for producers: addressing market access requirements, evolving consumer needs and trends in product development and distribution
Mr Jonathan Banks (UK)

[audio, 12.7 MB | listen online | slides, 1.0 MB]

Consumer assurance: market-based quality schemes, certification and traceability, ecolabeling, retailer specifications
Dr Lahsen Ababouch (FAO)

[audio, 13.1 MB | listen online | slides, 425 KB]

Organic aquaculture: the future of expanding niche markets
Dr Mark Prein (Germany)

[audio, 15.9 MB | listen online | slides, 3.4 MB]

Improving knowledge, information, R&D and regional cooperation in aquaculture

Investing in research, communication, training/extension for responsible aquaculture
Dr Brian Davy (Canada)

[audio, 14.2 MB | listen online | slides, 1.2 MB]

Servicing the aquaculture sector: role of state and private sectors
Dr Michael Phillips (WorldFish Centre)

[audio, 11.2 MB | listen online | slides, 2.1 MB]

Progressing aquaculture in this knowledge economy through virtual technology and decision-making tools for novel management
Dr Joao Gomes Ferreira (Portugal)

[audio, 12.5 MB | listen online | slides, 1.9 MB]

Information and data needs: a strategy for improving aquaculture statistics
Mr Xiaowei Zhou (FAO)

[audio, 12.5 MB | listen online | slides, 433 KB]

Enhancing the contribution of aquaculture to poverty alleviation, food security and rural development

Protecting small-scale farmers: a reality within a globalised economy?
Dr Rohana Subasinghe (FAO)

[audio, 13.4 MB | listen online | slides, 689 KB]

Alleviating poverty through aquaculture: how can we improve
Dr David Little (UK)

[audio, 12.5 MB | listen online | slides, 1.7 MB]

Addressing human capital development and gender issues in aquaculture sector
Dr Kyoko Kusakabe (Japan)

[audio, 13.3 MB | listen online | slides, 2.6 MB]

Supporting farmer innovations, disseminating indigenous knowledge and aquaculture success stories
Dr M.C. Nandeesha (India)

[audio, 19.5 MB | listen online | slides, 4.8 MB]

Summary presentations, recommendations and conclusions

Thematic session 1: Resources, services and technologies for future aquaculture

[audio, 5.5 MB | listen online | slides, 239 KB]

Thematic session 2: Sector management and governance issues in aquaculture

[audio, 5.0 MB | listen online | slides, 366 KB]

Thematic session 3: Maintaining environmental integrity through responsible aquaculture

[audio, 6.3 MB | listen online | slides, 255 KB]

Thematic session 4: Responding to market demands and challenges; making aquaculture a safe and diverse food producing sector for the benefit of world consumers

[audio, 6.6 MB | listen online | slides, 409 KB]

Thematic session 5: Improving knowledge, information, research, extension and communication on aquaculture

[audio, 7.1 MB | listen online | slides, 303 KB]

Thematic session 6: Enhancing the contribution of aquaculture to poverty alleviation, food security and rural development

[audio, 4.9 MB | listen online | slides, 304 KB]

Presentation and discussion on the DRAFT Phuket Consensus and Strategy for Global Aquaculture Development

[audio, 9.5 MB | listen online | slides, 251 KB]

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