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Region:    Asia

FAO/NACA Expert Workshop on Understanding and Applying Risk Analysis in Aquaculture Production Thailand

Food and Agricultural Organisation FAO - Project Dates:
June 2007 - June 2007

Description of Project:
This current project is being undertaken to: (1) review the (a) current state of knowledge and understanding on the risks involved in aquaculture development and management, and (b) application of risk analysis (hazard identification, risk assessment, risk management and risk communication) in aquaculture; (2) to prepare and compile a technical document that will provide practical guidance for policy makers and interested individuals on the use of various types of risk analysis in aquaculture as a useful decision-making tool for the sustainable development of the sector; and (3) organize an expert workshop to contribute to the process of better understanding the various risks involved in aquaculture so that they can be communicated well, more accurately assessed, and risk management measures appropriately identified to reduce the vulnerability of people who depend on aquaculture for their livelihoods and so that improvement in sector sustainability, profitability and efficiency can be achieved.

Services Provided:
Poseidon is providing a key workshop facilitator who will also be responsible for editing submission papers and synthesising workshop report outputs.