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.
The 9th Symposium on Diseases in Asian Aquaculture
The 9th Symposium on Diseases in Asian Aquaculture in Ho Chi Minh City from 24-28 Nov 2014.
Organized by the Fish Health Section (AFS) in cooperation with the Department of Animal Health (DAH), Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD),Vietnam.
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Calling for nominations for the SHOU-CRSP Yang Yi Travel Award
27 Aug, 2013
Dear Colleagues, The SHOU-CRSP Yang Yi Travel Award Fund is now calling for nominations for the WAS Asian-Pacific Aquaculture 2013 (APA13, https://www.was.org/meetings/Default.aspx?code=APA2013 ). This conference will be held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam during December 10 - 13, 2013. The Yang Yi Travel Award, with support from Shanghai Ocean University...
E-Newsletter June 2013
30 Jul, 2013
FROM THE EDITOR Welcome to 11th Council Members of AFS elected during 10th General Assembly held in Yeosu, Korea with Prof. Shoulin Huang of Shanghai Ocean University as the Incoming President (2013-2016). The newsletter provides details of other members of the Council. As has been detailed in this issue by the immediate past President, Dr. Derek Stapl...