Myanmar was hit by Cyclone Nargis in May 2008 with winds
of 190km/hour and an enormous sea surge. It destroyed
houses and even whole villages and caused massive
fl ooding with an offi cially estimated death toll of 140,000
people and the livelihoods of 2.4 million people seriously
affected. I outlined issues relating to small-scale aquaculture
in articles in previous columns (‘Myanmar revisited’ in the
January-March 2009 issue and ‘Small-scale aquaculture
in the Ayeyarwady Delta’ in the April-June 2009 issue).
Published in Phnom Penh in October 2002 by the. Mekong River Commission ... This paper was compiled by M.J. Phillips, with contributions from those listed in the .Thailand is blessed with an abundance of marine and freshwater resources. in 2002 it ranked in the top-ten fishing nations of the world. Thailand is also recognised for the advances it has made in developing its aquaculture sector. Capture...
WWF-Norway has, during the writing of this report, received great interest both from industry, governments and other NGOs. WWF hopes that addressing this issue will contribute in the long quest for protecting the biodiversity in our oceans. The report looks into the raw materials used for feed in aquaculture, specifically of salmon and trout. It examines the sustainability of the fisheries which are exploited to produce the feed, the added pressure the fish farming industry puts on those stocks, the efficiency of feeding fish to carnivorous fish, and some of the alternatives....
The workshop focused on several key areas of small scale aquaculture in PNG. The nutritional
requirements and feeding of fish, the assessment and selection of feed ingredients, the principles
of formulating and manufacturing simple farm made feeds and the appropriate storage of feed
ingredients and diets. In terms of lecture content, the majority of information related to nutrition
and feeding strategies for fish. These lectures were presented by Dr’s Geoff Allan and Mark
Aquaculture is a general term for the resource, giving the human animal from the environment and human exploitation, aquaculture harvest used for food, raw materials or sold on the market. In the aquatic species, most commonly used fishing activities, aquaculture and exploitation of fish.
Each participant was presented with a workshop folder containing introductory material and
printed versions of all power-point presentations. In addition each participant was given a CD
containing PDF copies of all presentations, PDF copies of the National Research Council’s
Nutrient Requirements of Fish (NRC 1993) and an FAO publication titled The Nutrition &
Feeding of Farmed Fish & Shrimp (Ed. Albert G.J. Tacon 1987).