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The First Meeting of the ICLARM Program Advisory Committee was convened in Metro Manila, Philippines from 7 to 11 March 1977. The Committee reviewed and discussed the rationale and purpose of ICLARM, as well as its pro gram of work and mode of operation.
The project is intended to assist the Chilean Government to strengthen its activities in fisheries development, particularly in the southern area of the country which is in need of improved economies.
It has recently become evident that there is a worldwide need to accelerate the development of aquatic resources if the productivity of food from the oceans, rivers and lakes is to increase beyond the level that it is at the present time. Essentially, there has been no major increase in the offtake of aquatic resources during the past ten years.