Aquaculture producers in Ireland’s Clew Bay prove that organized clusters can mitigate biosecurity risks and can even raise their profile with consumers.
To recruit fish farmers into an aquaculture improvement project (AIP), a Wageningen University researcher finds “tell your friends” has tremendous value.
The idea that fish farms’ health and safety are interconnected is not new. Even the best-run farms are not protected from diseases or pollution from another farm close by, so further measures are necessary, argues Anton Immink of Sustainable Fisheries
Six of the world’s leading shrimp producers are in need of aquaculture improvement projects and zone-management strategies that address pressing sustainability concerns, a leading seafood NGO has determined.
At the GOAL 2015 pre-conference workshop in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, a panel of aquaculture management experts determined that producers sharing water resources must work together to prevent the spread of disease and to become more attractive to investors.