In 2020, the animal welfare and environmental NGO launched a global campaign urging the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC), BAP, Friend of the Sea (FOS) and GLOBAL G.A.P to introduce or improve on their welfare standards for farmed fish. (Image source: Adobe Stock)

Compassion in World Farming has called out the seafood certification scheme, Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP), for failing to improve the welfare of the hundreds of millions of farmed fish it certifies every year

Vietnam should support and promote the approval of dossiers for enterprises registering to export seafood to China. (Image source: Adobe Stock)

The Executive Group of the 970 Agricultural Connection Forum, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development held a forum themed, ‘Promoting agricultural, seafood and aquatic products between Vietnam and China (Guangxi)’

Vietnam aims to improve productivity, quality, value and competitiveness of aquatic products and meet the requirements of domestic and export markets. (Image source: Adobe Stock)

A national programme has been approved to develop effective and sustainable aquaculture while proactively adapting to climate change

The project will construct aquaculture feed mills in strategic locations in the country. (Image source: Adobe Stock)

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has appointed the expertise of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Centre - Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC/AQD) to develop a PHP30 million commercial-scale aquaculture feed mill in Western Visayas for cost-effective feed

ASCs Feed Standard tackles one of the biggest drivers of the environmental and social impacts of aquaculture. (Image source: Adobe Stock)

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has announced that feed mills can now apply for certification to ASC’s Feed Standard which covers legal, social, and environmental requirements for both the feed mill’s own operations and for the suppliers of ingredients used in their feed production

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