The ninth session of FAO’s Sub-committee on Aquaculture saw a strong focus on working together to overcome challenges facing the global aquaculture sector.
The week brought together 188 delegates at FAO Headquarters in Rome hailing from 94 countries to take a critical look at how the sector can help achieve the objectives of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
Throughout the first day, participants were active in discussions, raising challenges countries face in developing sustainable aquaculture, highlighting successes and requesting support and assistance from FAO.
Day two in particular saw the COFI Sub-committee on Aquaculture moving quickly through its agenda of items.
Key items discussed were challenges and threats to the aquaculture sector, including diseases and antimicrobial resistance.
Source: World Fishing and Aquaculture // Original Article