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Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch Recognises BAP Farmed Shrimp Standards
GLOBAL- Two-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) shrimp standards of the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) are equivalent to a yellow “Good Alternative” rating...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Weekly Overview: New Salmon Farms Approved in Marlborough Sounds
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, The Supreme Court of New Zealand has given the go-ahead for three of four new New Zealand King Salmon farms in Marlborough. The new...
Lilly to Acquire Novartis Animal Health
GLOBAL - Eli Lilly is to acquire Novartis Animal Health for approximately $5.4 billion in an all-cash deal that will strengthen and diversify Lilly’s own animal...
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Global Aquafeed Market to Reach $133.10 billion by 2020
GLOBAL - The global market for aquafeed is expected to reach $133.1 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc....
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Weekly Overview: Sustainable Management Plan Discussion for UK/France Scallop Fishery
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, French and British Channel scallop fishers are coming together 14-16 April, for the first time, to explore a sustainable regional...
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
End of the Scallop Wars? UK, France to Discuss Sustainable Management Plan
UK and FRANCE - French and British Channel scallop fishers are to come together for the first time to explore a sustainable regional management plan for the scallop...
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Weekly Overview: Act Now on Climate Change or Face the Consequences on our Oceans
ANALYSIS - Climate change has been the most talked about topic this last week as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its latest assessment...
Monday, April 07, 2014
Market for Antibiotic Alternatives in Feeds to Exceed $3 billion by 2019
GLOBAL - The market for eubiotics in animal feeds - a group of products including probiotics, prebiotics and acids - is set to grow at more than five per cent per...
Friday, April 04, 2014
World Trade Talks Stall over Definition of Safety Standards
GLOBAL - World Trade Organisation talks over an agricultural trade deal have hit another block as one of the negotiating committees could not reach an agreement...
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Weekly Overview: Cooke Aquaculture to Buy Marine Harvest's Shetland, Orkney Operations
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, Marine Harvest is to sell its salmon farming operations, in the Shetland and Orkney Islands of Scotland, to the Canadian fish farming...
Friday, March 28, 2014
Want to get Rid of Waste Fishing Nets and Rope?
NORWAY and THE NETHERLANDS - It is estimated that each year 640,000 tones of useless nets and ropes are discarded or lost in the sea, which is a serious threat to...
Africa’s Youth Key to Strengthening Aquacultural Economy
AFRICA - Getting more African youth involved in agriculture and boosting support for the region's vulnerable family farmers will be pivotal to improving food security...
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Cooke to Take Over Marine Harvest Salmon Operations in Shetland, Orkney
GLOBAL - Marine Harvest is to sell its integrated salmon farming operations, Meridian Salmon Farms Limited, in the Shetland and Orkney Islands, Scotland, to the...
Shrimp Standard Handed Over to Aquaculture Stewardship Council
GLOBAL - The Shrimp Aquaculture Dialogue has handed over the shrimp standard to the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC), following seven years of development....
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Weekly Overview: Norwegian Veterinary Institute Closer to Understanding New Trout Disease
ANALYSIS - The Norwegian Veterinary Institute has released more information on the new trout disease that was discovered in Norwegian hatcheries....
New Opportunities in East Africa for NGOs
GLOBAL, AFRICA - When USAID/East Africa announced the first Annual Program Statement (APS) under the African Institutions Innovation Mechanism (AIIM) initiative...
Monday, March 24, 2014
EU Restricts Seafood Trade from Illegal Fishing Nations
GLOBAL - Four leading environmental groups – Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF), Oceana, The Pew Charitable Trusts and WWF have welcomed a decision by the...
Friday, March 21, 2014
World Water Day: Farming and Water Inextricably Interlinked
GLOBAL - This Saturday, 22 March, the world celebrates World Water Day. Water and agriculture are inextricably interlinked and interdependent. Agriculture is a major...
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Feed Acid Market Estimated at $2.6 Billion by 2018
GLOBAL - The world market for organic acids in animal feeds is rising at more than five per cent per year, strengthened by the demand to replace antibiotic growth...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Weekly Overview: EU, Norway and Faroe Islands Reach Agreement on NE Atlantic Mackerel Stock
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, a five-year arrangement for mackerel in the North-East Atlantic has finally been reached between the EU, the Faroe Islands and Norway,...
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Agreement Finally Reached on North-East Atlantic Mackerel Stock
EU, NORWAY and FAROE ISLANDS - A five-year arrangement for mackerel in the North-East Atlantic has finally been reached between the EU, the Faroe Islands and Norway....
Find Out More About Sustainable Aquaculture with the University of St Andrews Webinar
GLOBAL - Want to learn more about Sustainable Aquaculture Courses at the University of St Andrews? If so, sign up for the University's latest webinar being held...
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
New EMS Case Study to Define Best Practice to Avoid EMS
GLOBAL - The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is spearheading a case study to identify the shrimp-farming practices that prevent the manifestation of early mortality...
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Weekly Overview: World's Largest Prawn Farm to be Built in China
GLOBAL - In this week's news, the worlds largest prawn farm is to be constructed in Zhongshan, China, writes Lucy Towers, TheFishSite, Editor. ...
Friday, March 07, 2014
United Nations Calls for Pro-family Farming Policies
GLOBAL - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva have appealed to governments to boost support to the world’s...
EU-US Trade Talks to Resume Next Week
EU and US - A fourth round of EU-US trade talks for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) will kick off in Brussels this coming Monday, 10 March...
Thursday, March 06, 2014
Increased Intake of Fish can Boost Good Cholesterol Levels
GLOBAL - Increasing the intake of fatty fish increases the number of large HDL particles, according to a recent study completed at the University of Eastern Finland....
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Weekly Overview: Wild Salmon Fishery Protected as Pebble Mine Plans Halted
ANALYSIS - The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is using its Clean Water Act to try to prevent permanently mine waste from being disposed into Alaska’s...
Tackling Fish Waste in North Africa and the Near East
AFRICA - Reducing high food losses and waste will be critical to improving food availability, achieving food security, and reducing stress on natural resources in...
Friday, February 28, 2014
FAO: What is the Role of Fish Trade in Global Markets?
GLOBAL - Dr Audun Lem, chief of the Fish Products, Trade and Marketing branch (FIPM), Fisheries and Aquaculture Department of the Food and Agriculture Organization...
 
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