Aquaculture

FAO warns of lethal virus spread among worldwide tilapia production

TilapiaThe UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has warned that a highly infectious disease is going viral among wild and farmed tilapia across the world, which could impact nutrition and global food security if biosafety measures are not implemented

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UN’s FAO promotes advancements of innovative agro-aquaculture systems to enhance Asian-Pacific growth

Seaweed farming Nusa Lembongan Bali 16Aug2009 editThe Asia-Pacific region is witnessing considerable advancements and innovative approaches that combine agriculture and aquaculture leading to improved livelihoods for smallholders, according to senior officials from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

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China becomes Vietnam's biggest catfish importer

Pla sawai89Vietnam exported US$69.7mn worth of tra fish, a common type of catfish, to China in the first quarter of this year, recording a year-on-year surge of 56.8 percent, the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) said, noting that the export turnover to China accounted for roughly 19 per cent of the total to the world market

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Dais signs agreement for contaminated water treatment in China

Howrah Drainage Canal at Hanskhali Howrah 070089Dais Analytic Corporation, a commercial nanotechnology materials business selling its industry-changing nanomaterial technology into the worldwide water, air and energy markets, announced on 25 April that it has entered into a three-year Cooperation Agreement with Beijing Geoenviron Engineering and Technology, Inc, a leader in providing advanced pollution prevention and treatment solutions in Mainland China, to distribute Dais' NanoClear™ products for the treatment of aggressively contaminated industrial wastewater

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Global shrimp production in 2016 hit by high prices and diseases

shrimp 83295 640FAO’s latest Globefish report has revealed that global production of farmed shrimp in 2016 remained stagnant, or even fell, compared to the year before owing to lower international prices and outbreaks of disease in a few leading producing countries

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