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FAO and China Team Up on Fishery Project

by 5m Editor
14 April 2009, at 1:00am

CHINA - Recently a freshwater aquaculture management project was jointly launched by China's Ministry of Agriculture and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) in Pingjiang County, Hunan Province.

The project aims to improve the environment for aquaculture and reduce environmental impacts on freshwater aquaculture in order to promote the sustainable development of freshwater fisheries, says the People'sDailyOnline. Moreover, it will be promoted as a demonstration project throughout China.

China's aquaculture output accounts for nearly 70 percent of the world's total, making it an important country in terms of aquaculture. Despite being an important daily food, small-scale production remains the main production model for freshwater fish in China.

5m Editor