The Asian Fisheries Society (AFS) is a non-profit scientific society founded in 1984 by fishery professionals in Asia. The society aims at promoting networking and co-operation between scientists, technicians and all stakeholders involved in fisheries (including aquaculture) production, research and development in Asia. Its ultimate objective is to enhance food security and income generating opportunities for fisheries workers via sound management practices, environmentally sustainable development and efficient utilization of the aquatic resources. More information on the objectives, highlight, past and present activities of the Society are given in the subsequent sections.
Extended version (12AFAF)
This is extended version of 12AFAF video.
Theme: Transforming Asian Fisheries and Aquaculture for Sustainable Production and Nutrition.
Date: 8 -12April 2019
Venue:Iloilo Convention Center, Iloilo City, Philippines.
E-Newsletter June 2019
22 Jul, 2019
MESSAGE FROM EDITOR The highlights of the AFS during the reporting period were: (i) organisation of the 12th Asian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum (12AFAF) in Iloilo, the Philippines which was well attended by scientists from the region, as well as representatives of some regional/international organisations; (ii) revitalisation of one of the network...
AFS elects councilors to the 13th Council
03 May, 2019
The Asian Fisheries Society has elected a new set of Councilors to serve in the 13th AFS Council (2019 -2022) during the 13th General Assembly on 10 April 2019, held at the Iloilo Convention Center, Iloilo City, Philippines. Prof. Alice Joan G. Ferrer, PhD of the University of the Philippines Visayas was confirmed as President of the 13th AFS Council du...