A hybrid conference exploring policy, innovations and investment opportunities in aquaculture to advance food and sustainable development goals

Date: Wednesday-Saturday, 22-25 September 2021

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In this global conference hosted by FAO, NACA and the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, leading experts in governments, business, academia and civil society from the aquaculture industry will gather to discuss innovative solutions in research and development to ensure the sustainability, resilience and inclusivity of future aquaculture production.

Focussing on the theme 'Aquaculture for food and sustainable development,' the conference will also mark the launch of the Shanghai Declaration, which outlines the principles and strategic pathways to maximize the contribution of sustainable aquaculture to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

 

WorldFish's scientists will participate in the below events:

 

Pre-workshop: Wednesday, 22 September 2021

Event: Thursday, 23 September 2021

  • From 22:30-00:00 (UTC+8) - WorldFish's Project Lead for Sustainable Aquaculture in Nigeria Rohana Subasinghewill facilitate the session on 'Aquaculture feed and feeding.'
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Event: Friday, 24 September 2021 

  • From 15:00-16:30 (UTC+8) - WorldFish's Project Lead for Sustainable Aquaculture in Nigeria Rohana Subasinghewill facilitate and WorldFish's Aquaculture and Fish Genetics Scientist in Zambia Rose Basiita will be a panelist at the session on 'Aquatic genetic resources and seed supply.' 
  • From 16:30-18:00 (UTC+8) - WorldFish's Project Lead for Sustainable Aquaculture in Nigeria Rohana Subasinghewill co-lead the session on 'Biosecurity: reducing the burden of disease.'
  • From 20:00-21:30 (UTC+8) - WorldFish's Director General Gareth Johnstone will join other organizations to give his remarks in support of the Shanghai Declaration and sustainable aquaculture – as an important component of aquatic food systems - in meeting shared national and global aspirations for establishing sustainable, healthy and inclusive food systems.
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Please note: Registration will allow you to attend the conference in-person or virtually.

Stay up to date with the latest information by following WorldFish and the hashtag #aquaticfoods to join the virtual dialogue on Twitter.

We look forward to your active participation.

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