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    Report of the fifth session of the Sub-Committee on Aquaculture, Thailand 27 September-1 October 2010 / Rapport de la cinquième session du Sous-Comité de l’aquaculture. Phuket, Thaïlande, 27 septembre-1 octobre 2010. / Informe de la quinta reunión del Subcomité de Acuicultura. Phuket, Tailandia, 27 septiembre-1 octubre 2010 2010
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    The fifth session of the Sub-Committee on Aquaculture of the Committee on Fisheries (COFI) was held in Phuket, Thailand, from 27 September to 1 October 2010 at the kind invitation of the Royal Thai Government. It was attended by 58 Members of FAO, and by observers from three intergovernmental and three international non-governmental organizations. The Sub-Committee appreciated the efforts of the FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Department in responding to the recommendations of the past session of the Sub-Committee. Several working documents, including the Technical Guidelines on Aquaculture Certification, were presented by the Secretariat for information, discussion and decision by the Sub-Committee. The Secretariat also held a special event on the outcome of the Global Conference on Aquaculture 2010: Farming the Waters for People and Food. All documents presented and the activities conducted were well received. The Sub-Committee adopted the Technical Guidelines on Aquaculture Certificat ion for eventual endorsement by the twenty-ninth session of the COFI in early 2011. It requested the Secretariat to ensure the implementation of recommendations by the Sub-Committee at its fifth session during the intersessional period. The Sub-Committee expressed its appreciation to the Royal Thai Government and staff from the Thai Department of Fisheries for their hospitality and the excellent facilities provided for the session. The Sub-Committee agreed that its next session should be held in 2012 and appreciated the offer made by the Government of South Africa to host it.
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    Aquaculture Development Beyond 2000: The Bangkok Declaration and Strategy. Conference on Aquaculture Development in the Third Millennium, 20-25 February 2000, Bangkok, Thailand. 2000
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    The first major international Conference on Aquaculture organised by FAO was held in Kyoto, Japan in 1976. The Conference adopted the “Kyoto Declaration on Aquaculture.” In February 2000, some 540 participants from 66 countries and more than 200 governmental and non-governmental organisations participated in the “Conference on Aquaculture in the Third Millennium” in Bangkok, Thailand. This conference was organised by the Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific (NACA) and the FAO and hosted by the Government of Thailand. Additional support was provided by the European Union (EU), the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID), the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), the Danish Centre for Environment and Development (DANCED), the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Australia (AFFA), the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, and the World Bank-Netherlands Partnership Program.
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    FAO Aquaculture Newsletter 48 - December 2011 2012
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    The December 2011 issue of FAN contains an editorial on "Biennium 2010-2011 recap and what's in store for biennium 2012-2013" which provides a summary of the main achievements of the FAO aquaculture group in response to the requests made by member countries. The aquaculture highlights include articles on the coming 6th Session of the COFI Sub-Committee on Aquaculture; outputs of the 13th Session of the COFI Sub-Committee on Fish Trade; "Colombo Declaration" strengthens regional cooperation in aq uaculture development; Implication of climate change on fisheries and aquaculture for adaptation and mitigations and strengthening fisheries and aquaculture assessment; Aquaculture Network for Africa (ANAF): web site data collection and dissemination tools; aquafeed production, species diversification, desert and arid lands aquaculture development in Namibia; Western Central Atlantic Fishery Commission; Training course on aquaculture zoning and carrying capacity; New aquaculture projects in the Pacific; Development of a Pacific Aquaculture Regional Cooperative Programme; Future sub-regional Aquaculture Network in Micronesia, the Pacific; Training course on aquaculture, aquatic animal health and food safety for fisheries/aquaculture specialist and veterinarians. It also focuses on aquaculture projects: aquaculture information management system in Thailand; improve aquaculture food safety in Hubei Province; improving national carp seed production system in Nepal; empowering women through streamlining clam collection and marketing in Tunisia. Finally, one section describes the main outcomes of meetings and workshops recently organized by the FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Department’s Aquaculture Service. Other articles and FAO aquaculture publications are also featured.

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