Sustainable aquaculture and aquatic resources management

NACA Newsletter Volume XXI, No. 4, October-December 2006

Published: 3/2/2007 | 2260 views
* International shrimp farming principles welcomed by countries.

* Discussions on the establishment of a "Mahseer R&D Centre".

* Microsatellite DNA markers for mahseer are now available.

* First study on genetic variation of the critically endangered Mekong giant catfish.

* IMNV found in Asia-Pacific.

* Thailand and US to jointly install tsunami wave sensors.

* Co-management in aquaculture explored at APFIC Forum.

* Virus may control Australia's feral carp problem.

* A milestone in India's sustainable shrimp farming efforts.

* Fish introduction in India: Status, challenges and potentials.

* 8th Asian Fisheries Forum.

* STREAM Update.

* Website management training to support Thai Post-tsunami Rehabilitation website.

NACA Newsletter Volume XXI, No. 3, July-September 2006

Published: 6/10/2006 | 2585 views
* MPEDA-NACA sustainable shrimp village demonstration programme.

* Inter-calibration of white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) PCR laboratories in India.

* Shrimp health management training.

* Rotary International/NACA meeting facility up at Koh Yao Noi.

* Tsunami-affected farmers train in marine cage aquaculture.

* Marine finfish aquaculture network at the APAN meeting in Singapore.

* Aquatic animal health policy workshops build consensus in ASEAN nations.

* Aquaculture Compendium released.

* Developments in establishing a conservation plan for the Mekong giant catfish.

* ROUNDTABLE: Exploring south-south cooperation opportunities in sustainable shrimp farming in West Africa, Conakry (Guinea).

* Technical missions to Cambodia and Lao PDR.

NACA Newsletter Volume XXI, No. 1, Jan-March 2006

Published: 21/2/2006 | 3139 views
* Training workshop on molecular genetics.

* Outcomes of the 8th Technical Advisory Committee Meeting.

* Taking the ?grey? out of ?grey literature?.

* An introduction to the South Iran Aquaculture Research Center.

* Aquaclubs in India achieve good crops this year, with further challenges ahead.

* Rebuilding resilience of coastalpopulations and aquatic resources.

* Recent activities in STREAM.

* First international PCR training workshop completed.

* AusAID funds two aquatic animal health projects.

* Asia Regional Advisory Group continues to support aquatic animal disease management in the region.

* Indonesia accedes to the NACA Agreement.

* Governing Council 17 to set NACA Work Programme 2006-2010.

* Marine fish culture manuals now available in Thai.

* Aquaculture Rehabilitation Guide in Aceh, Indonesia.

* Boat building in the tsunami affected areas of NAD: Fishing vessel quality issues.

* Australasian Aquaculture 2006, 27 - 30 August, Adelaide.

East Asian Seas Congress, 12-16 December 2006, China.

* Aquafeed Production Workshop, 8 March 2006, Thailand.

NACA Newsletter Volume XXI, No. 2, April-June 2006

Published: 30/5/2006 | 2634 views
In this issue:

* NACA Governing Council endorses new work programme, elects Sena De Silva as next Director General.

* RapiDot Kit - Farmer friendly kit for WSSV detection.

* Regional mariculture program strengthened.

* Economics and marketing analysis of the live reef fish food trade in the Asia-Pacific.

* Workshop on molecular techniques in aquaculture and seafood safety, Mangalore, India.

* Better-practice approaches for culture-based fisheries development in Asia.

* High-level Bahrain fisheries deletation visits Iran.

* First monthly meeting of fish farmers at One-stop Aqua Shop in Punjab Pakistan.

* Fish breeding training program for farmers of OAS, Kaipara.

* Provincial workshops on National Fisheries Policy and Strategy Framework held in Punjab and Sindh, Pakistan.

* Monitoring and evaluating the impacts of aquaculture on teh agency and well-being of women.

* STREAM welcomes AYAD volunteer.

* Workshop to strengthen aquatic animal health capacity and biosecurity in ASEAN.

* Asian Federation for Information Technology in Agriculture (AFITA) 2006 in Bangalore.

* Aquaculture rehabilitation project launched by Indonesian Minister of Marine Affairs and Fisheries.

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