Aquaculture

The FAO added that the developing countries continue to play a ‘major role’ in supplying world markets. (Image source: Marx Ilagan/sxc.hu)

Global production from capture fisheries and aquaculture is expected to hit a record 160mn tonnes in 2013, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announced

The expected export target for 2014 is US$5.65bn. (Image source: Stephanie_Berghaeuser/sxc.hu)

Indonesia will increase exports of fish products and boost commercial fishing in an effort to expand the industry this year, Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMFA) said

All activities will be financed by South Korea via a new trust fund established at FAO. (Image source: Miguel Saavedra/sxc.hu)

South Korea has announced that it will work with the FAO for the promotion of responsible fishing and aquaculture in the developing world

The SII technology was first introduced at a shrimp farm by Hasanuddin Atjo, currently the head of the Central Sulawesi Maritime and Fishery Agency. (Image source: Timothy Tolle/Flickr)

Indonesia’s Central Sulawesi province has introduced a new, environmentally-friendly technique to boost Vannamei shrimp farming production

In 2013, Vietnamese seafood products were sold to 156 countries and regions, generating a total revenue of US$6.7bn. (Image source: Luca Baroncini/sxc.hu)

Vietnam’s exports of seafood products saw growth of over 10 per cent in 2013 on the previous year, and the trend is expected to continue in 2014

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