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On-farm feeding and feed management in aquaculture

On-farm feeding and feed management in aquaculture
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2013
  • This technical paper reviews the current status of on-farm feeding and feed management in aquaculture. It contains a) ten case studies on feeding and feed management practices carried out in seven selected countries of Asia (i.e., Bangladesh, China, India, Thailand, Viet Nam) and Africa (i.e., Egypt, Ghana) for eight species belonging to four major farmed species of freshwater finfish and shellfish: shrimp and prawns, Nile tilapia, striped catfish and Indian major carps; b) an analysis of the findings of these ten case studies and a case study for Indian major carps in India (published separately; c) ten invited specialist reviews on feed management practices from regional and global perspectives and d) an overview of the current status of feed management practices with information drawn from the case studies, the invited reviews and other related publications.
  • Geographical coverage: Africa, Asia, Global, Bangladesh, China, Egypt, Ghana, India, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Viet Nam, Mekong River Basin
  • Main themes: Aquaculture, Legal aspects, Sustainable development
  • Main target audience: Researchers
  • Main purpose: Assessment, Impact evaluation, Reporting on project findings/outputs, Technical
  • Type of resource: Case studies, Impact study, Research study, Technical report
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Published in 2015