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Tahiti Aquaculture 2010

by the Fish Site Editor
26 October 2010, at 1:00am

FRENCH POLYNESIA - All those involved in tropical island aquaculture, e.g. professionals, scientists, developers, are invited to take part in the Tahiti Aquaculture 2010 seminar and workshop, whose main theme will be Sustainable Aquaculture on Tropical Islands, between 6-11 December 2010.

The Tahiti Aquaculture 2010 seminar and workshop is a follow-up to two events that were important for tropical island aquaculture:

The second meeting of aquaculture in the French overseas organized in December 2008 Mamoudzou (Mayotte) by the Union of Fish farmers Overseas (UAOM) ;

The first workshop on marine fish farming in Asia-Pacific held in December 2007 in Noumea (New Caledonia) by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.

In addition, to an overview of the aquaculture sector in each participating country and territory, the conference-workshop "Tahiti Aquaculture 2010 will be an opportunity :

To talk about the progress made in the aquaculture sector in tropical island settings;

To compare experiences and know-how in tropical island aquaculture;

To facilitate a gathering of aquaculturists, aquaculture specialists and consultants, legal experts, reef environment officials and human and aquatic health specialists and officials;

To encourage discussions by all these stakeholders on the issue of aquaculture on tropical islands, most specifically the main difficulties, e.g. transport, costs, and the main comparative advantages, e.g. the environment and aquatic health, so as to propose strategies and solutions for well-adapted, integrated and collaborative development, within the scope of improvement of the industry in the world.

the Fish Site Editor