- Innovative Technologies for Eco-friendly Fish Farm Management and Production of Safe Aquaculture Foods
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- Development of Database (APASD) for Biological Invasion
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December 04-08, 2006
Sari Segara Beach Hotel and Spa, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
Research Center for Aquaculture (RCA), Indonesia
- Background / Highlights of Activity
In the Asian and Pacific region, there is an increasing demand among consumers for high-quality, eco-friendly, and safe aquaculture products. Hence, it has become more important than ever to adopt innovative technologies and management schemes that will ensure the preservation of the aquaculture environments, and which will guarantee food safety or the protection of the aquaculture products from any form of hazard or contamination. Meeting safety requirements (e.g. Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point) in all stages of the production and handling process has now become an uncompromising condition in most countries. However, complying with these rigid safety requirements has been difficult for small-scale farmers, who have been producing mostly unqualified and contaminated aquaculture commodities, owing to their little knowledge about medication and pond management as well as some structural constraints.
This international workshop served as a venue for the sharing of knowledge and experiences on improved aquaculture technologies and management system to address the need for eco-friendly production processes and food safety concerns. It covered major issues, recent technological advancements, and more detailed topics such as monitoring for the presence of pathogenic bacteria, chemical contaminants, and drug residues in aquaculture products, all toward addressing the long-term viability and sustainability of aquaculture development, particularly in respect to commercial aquaculture by small-scale fish farmers. Case studies on institutional resources and critical factors to facilitate small-scale farmers’ adoption of technologies and management schemes were also exchanged.
A field observation tour of aquaculture production areas in northern Bali provided the participants an opportunity to get an insight into the aquaculture industry of the island.
During the two-day paper presentations and discussions, 14 speakers representing 8 countries in Asia (comprised of 6 resource papers, and 8 country papers) shared and exchanged information, knowledge and experiences on such key issues as: environmental and social concerns in production; technologies to improve the quality and safety of aquaculture food that is placed in the market; and marketing, institutional support, government policies, and other critical factors for the development of small-scale aquaculture farming in Asia.
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- Approach to the safety of aquafarming products in Japan(456) Masashi Maita
- Strategy for Strengthening the Competitiveness of Korean Aquaculture(366) Mi-Seon Park
- Eco-Friendly Fish Farm Management and Production of Safe Aquaculture Foods in the Philippines(449) Rafael D. Guerrero III
- Experience and Development of Responsible and Eco-friendly Aquaculture Practices for Food Safety and Traceability in Taiwan(384) Fu-Sung Chiang
- Vietnam: Working Toward the Production of Safe and High Quality Aquaculture Foods(379) Nguyen Van Trong
- Aquaculture Development Toward the Sustainable and Environmental Management in Thailand(355) Prathak Tabthipwon
- Indonesian Aquaculture Development(349) Made L. Nurdjana (355)
- Sustainable Aquaculture in Indonesia(387) Fatuchri Sukadi
- Competitiveness and Supply Chain Management Study on Taiwan Grouper Industry(375) Shin-Chang Chen
- Traceability and Supply Chain Management for Cage Culture Industry in Taiwan: The Case of Cobia(371) Fen-lan Chen
- Sustainable Development and Trends in the Philippine Aquaculture(408) Nelson Lopez
- Challenges in Meeting Aquaculture Production in Malaysia(406) Mohd. Fariduddin bin Othman
- Korean Aquaculture: Status and Future Directions(416) Han-Kyu Lim
- Advantages of Environmentally Sound Poly-eco-aquaculture in Fish Farms(401) Shusaku Kadowaki
- Workshop Highlights January 29 2007
Eco-friendly aquaculture industry in Indonesia