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Sustainable intensification of aquaculture for food and nutritional security in the Asia-Pacific region







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    Sustainable intensification of aquaculture in the Asia-Pacific region
    Documentation of successful practices
    2016
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    The publication is an important outputs of regional activity under the regional initiative on sustainable intensification of aquaculture for blue growth in Asia-Pacific. This publication is a very important information and knowledge product on sustainable intensification of aquaculture. The publication will greatly raise the awareness of stakeholders to existing good practices of sustainable intensification of aquaculture and their potential in contributing to sustainable growth of the industry for food security and nutrition, rural livelihood and overall social and economic development. The publication will disseminate the innovative practices of SIA and promote wide adoption of the innovative practices in the entire Asia-Pacific region. The publication contributes to Organizational Outcome 201 “Producers and natural resource managers adopt practices that increase and improve the provision of goods and services in agriculture sector production systems in a sustainable manner”–Output 2 0101 “Number of FAO-supported initiatives that used inclusive and participatory approaches to validate and facilitate uptake of innovative practices for sustainable agricultural production”.
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    Regional strategy and action plan for sustainable intensification of aquaculture in Asia-Pacific 2016
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    This publication is the outcome of regional activity and the regional initiative on sustainable intensification of aquaculture for blue growth in Asia-Pacific so it contributes to the strategic objective 2. It will be important regional strategy document to support the concerted effort of member country governments and the regional /international organizations to support the sustainable growth of aquaculture in the region to contribute to food security, nutrition, and the livelihoods.
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    Proceedings of the Regional Consultation on Sustainable Intensification of Aquaculture in Asia and the Pacific 2014
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    Asian aquaculture has grown rapidly over the past three decades, and now represents more than 90 percent of global aquaculture output by volume. Growth of the industry has largely been the result of two factors: intensification through technological advances and increased use of feed and other resources. While growth of Asian aquaculture has contributed to food security, it has also led to negative environmental impacts. Intensifying aquaculture production in a sustainable manner is a massive ch allenge. This document is the outcome of a regional consultation on sustainable intensification of aquaculture in Asia and the Pacific held in Bangkok, Thailand from 9 to 11 October 2012. Its main objective was to develop a regional strategic policy framework to guide national governments and regional organizations in promoting sustainable intensification of aquaculture in the region.

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