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Food safety standards and regulations: implications for Asian fish exporters
Over the years, the Codex system has developed various general and commodity-specific standards, guidelines, codes of practices and other recommendations to improve food safety. This brief outlines several key policy ...
Planning the use of fish for food security in the Pacific
Fish is a mainstay of food security for Pacific island countries and territories (PICTs). Diversifying the supply of fish will make rural households in the Pacific more resilient to natural disasters, social and political ...
Fisheries policies, support services and the institutional environment for trade
This lessons-learned brief is based on the results of a three-year project (2001 – 2004) carried out in Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam. Funded through the ...
Recommendation domains for pond aquaculture
The contents of this brief are drawn from the results of the project "Determination of high-potential aquaculture development areas and impact in Africa and Asia. Recommendation domains for pond aquaculture is a suite of ...
Policy on the transfer of genetically improved Farm Tilapia (GIFT) from Asia to Africa by the WorldFish Center
The Mission of The WorldFish Center is to ‘reduce poverty and hunger through improved fisheries and aquaculture’. We work to achieve this through relevant research, development and technology transfer, partnerships, capacity ...
Rehabilitating livelihoods in tsunami-affected coastal communities in Asia
It is the second in a series of policy briefs being developed by CONSRN (Consortium to Restore Shattered Livelihoods in Tsunami-Devastated Nations) to assist in the rehabilitation efforts following the 26 December 2004 ...
Priority technologies and national strategies to develop and manage fisheries and aquaculture
Drawn from the outstanding work that developed the AsiaFish model, this policy brief offers four key recommendations to Asian policy makers for expanding and managing their national fisheries and aquaculture sectors.
Fisheries and aquaculture in a changing climate
This policy brief highlights the key issues to ensure that decision makers and climate change negotiators are aware of and understand the changes and their impacts, and the opportunities for adaptation and mitigation in ...
Factors that drive Cambodia's inland fish catch: what role can community fisheries play?
This policy brief is based on an initiative being made at the IFReDI in Cambodia to model the crucial hydrological, bio-ecological and socioeconomic factors that deserve attention if the fish catch in Cambodia is to be sustained.
Tropical river fisheries valuation: establishing economic value to guide policy
Annual fish production from rivers and other inland fisheries is estimated at 5.5 million tons and a gross market value of $6 billion. Capturing the true economic value of fisheries to developing countries is the focus ...