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FAO Aquaculture Newsletter 59 - October 2018












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    FAO Aquaculture Newsletter 58 - April 2018 2018
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    This issue of FAN contains an invited editorial on Aquaculture and Trade, and four main sections on: (1) Global aquaculture updates with an article from statistician’s desk providing some notes on FAO Reported Aquaculture Statistics; one article from the fish health specialist’s desk on Progressive Management Pathway to Improve Aquaculture Biosecurity; one article providing information on the ninth session of the COFI Sub-Committee on Aquaculture and one contribution on a seminar held in FAO Headquarters on Aquaculture Opportunities in Small Island Developing States. (2) Aquaculture updates by region offers information on ongoing projects, activities and events by region particularly: three articles for Asia-Pacific; five articles for Europe; three articles for the Near East and North Africa; four articles for Latin America and the Caribbean; two articles for Sub-Saharan Africa. (3) There are three thematic articles on the following subjects: (i) Border Rejection Trends of Fishery and Aquaculture Products in European Union, United States of America and Japan; (ii) Aquaculture, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and FAO’s Common Vision for Sustainable Food and Agriculture; (iii) Fish as a Poor People’s Food. (4) Miscellaneous section contains two contributions with the following titles: (i) Necessary Elements for the Development and Management of Genetic Resources in Aquaculture; and (ii) A User-Friendly Tool for Investment Decision Making in Aquaculture. The three last sections focus on new staff profiles in the FAO Aquaculture Branch, new FAO aquaculture publications and Calendar of events.
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    FAO Aquaculture Newsletter 57 - September 2017 2017
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    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 an article from statistician’s desk presenting some considerations on collection of aquaculture statistics; one contribution from the fish health specialist on Tilapia Lake Virus (TLV). Three articles on important events particularly, Outcomes of the COFI- Sub-Committee on Fish Trade; Participation of FAO at th e World Aquaculture Society 2017; and Conference-Dialogue on Blue Growth. (2) Aquaculture updates by region provides information on ongoing projects, activities and events by region particularly: four articles for Asia-Pacific; two articles for Europe; two articles for the Near East and North Africa; three articles for Latin America and the Caribbean; five articles for Sub-Saharan Africa. (3) There are four thematic articles on the following subjects: (i) Advancing sustainable aquaculture throug h Blue Growth; (ii) The impact of microplastic on food safety; (iii) Aquaculture in Small Islands Development States; and (iv) Aquaculture growth potential: short-term projection of fish demand. (4) Miscellaneous section contains three articles with the following titles: (i) Updates on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) and (ii) Summary of the National Aquaculture Sector Overview of Morocco. The three last sections focus on new staff profiles in the FAO Aquaculture Branch, new FAO aquaculture public ations and Calendar of events.
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    FAO Aquaculture Newsletter 60 - August 2019 2019
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    This FAN 60 is an opportunity to review the progress and development of the aquaculture sector over the past thirty years. It contains an editorial on “FAN coming of age!” and four main sections on: (1) Global aquaculture updates; FAO effort to counter Tilapia Lake Virus (TiLV); one article on the fourth Global Conference on Aquaculture in 2020; one article on Aquatic genetic resources and one on the FAO-Shanghai Ocean University special workshop on social impact of rice-fish farming (2) Aquaculture updates by region: five articles for Asia- Pacific; two articles for Europe; three articles for Near East and North Africa; three articles for Latin America and the Caribbean; seven articles for Sub-Saharan Africa. (3) There are nine thematic articles: (i) Contribution of aquaculture to total fishery production; (ii) Agroecology in aquaculture; (iii) The gender triad, a new paradigm for gender mainstreaming in aquaculture; (iv) Microalgae in aquatic animal feeds; (v) The SDGs and the economic contribution of fisheries and aquaculture; (vi) The natural radioactivity in diets; (vii) Towards guidelines on sustainable aquaculture; (viii) Guidance on social issues relative to human and labour rights in fisheries and aquaculture value chains; (ix) Future food systems and diets: where is the fish? (4) The miscellaneous section contains three contributions: (i) Promotion of aquaculture through social media channels; (ii) An updated ISSCAAP classification; (iii) Aquaculture to improve global nutrition (iv) New staff profiles, Recent publications and Calendar of events. Our colleague Joanna Tool is also remembered in this issue.

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