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.
First Announcement - 6th International Symposium on Cage Aquaculture in Asia (CAA6)
Registration open and first call for abstract submission: 30th April 2018
For more info please visit http://www.caa6th.com
E-Newsletter June 2018
19 Jul, 2018
MESSAGE FROM EDITOR The recently released FAO report on State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture though has something to celebrate in that the global fish production has slightly increased to 171 million tons with increased per capita consumption as compared to previous two years, but much more to be concerned is that 35% of global fish stocks have bee...
E-Newsletter December 2017
23 Jan, 2018
MESSAGE FROM EDITOR Wishing all readers a Very Happy and Productive 2018. Two major events of the Society took place since the last newsletter – 11th Indian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum (11ifaf ) in Kochi, India organised by the Indian Branch of AFS and 10th Symposium on Diseases in Asian Aquaculture in Bali, Indonesia organised by the Fish H...