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UMaine $20 million NSF grant to research aquaculture

ORONO, Maine — A $20 million research grant from the National Science Foundation will fund the development of a multi-institutional research network focused around the social, economic and ecologic...
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A Critical Assessment of Marine Aquarist Biodiversity Data and Commercial Aquaculture: Identifying Gaps in Culture Initiatives to Inform Local Fisheries Managers | OpenChannels: Forum for ocean pla...

A Critical Assessment of Marine Aquarist Biodiversity Data and Commercial Aquaculture: Identifying Gaps in Culture Initiatives to Inform Local Fisheries Managers | OpenChannels: Forum for ocean pla... | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Citation Information: Murray JM, Watson GJ (2014) A Critical Assessment of Marine Aquarist Biodiversity Data and Commercial Aquaculture: Identifying Gaps in Culture Initiatives to Inform Local Fisheries Managers.
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Innovation bolsters aquaculture industry in Dorchester - My Eastern Shore

Innovation bolsters aquaculture industry in Dorchester - My Eastern Shore | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
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HOOPERS ISLAND — Built on ingenuity and entrepreneurism, Hoopers Island Oyster Aquaculture Company was branded Chesapeake Gold Oysters in 2010.
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This is the future of farming. ..can you... - The Maine Seaweed Festival | Facebook

This is the future of farming. ..can you sea it?! #seafarming #aquaculture #seanet (This is the future of farming. ..can you sea it?!
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Vietnam fisheries' shrimp proposal aims to improve export quality - Undercurrent News

Vietnam fisheries' shrimp proposal aims to improve export quality - Undercurrent News | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Vietnam fisheries' shrimp proposal aims to improve export quality Undercurrent News The proposal, up for public comment now, comes as Vietnam has nearly 200 enterprises involved in processing and exporting shrimp with a combined processing capacity...
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$1.1 million in relief to go to groundwater fishing industry - Seacoastonline.com

$1.1 million in relief to go to groundwater fishing industry
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Surat urban services monitoring program gets noticed at UN competition | business-standard.com

The Urban Services Monitoring System (UrSMS) in Surat, Gujarat has been selected as a "Project to Watch" in the Big Data Climate Challenge competition at the United Nations.

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The competition is part of the run-up to the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's Climate Summit to be held on September 23. The two winners of the competition, announced last Wednesday, were a forest monitoring system, Global Forest Watch, from the World Resources Institute and an agriculture decision-making tool for Colombian rice farmers from the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT). Besides UrSMS, six other programs were selected as projects to watch.

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EUROPEAN UNION: Call for Applications - Membership of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF)

EUROPEAN UNION: Call for Applications - Membership of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF) | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it

The European Commission is to renew the membership of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF). The Committee will be composed of scientific experts competent in the area of fisheries and aquaculture management.

 

It will aim to advise the Commission on matters pertaining to the conservation and management of living aquatic resources, including biological, economic, environmental, social and technical considerations. Interested candidates are invited to send an application to the Commission by 15 December 2014.

 

The call for application is addressed to highly qualified experts in fisheries management in the area of assessment of stock status, fisheries knowledge, fishing fleets dynamics, fish population dynamics, fisheries dynamics, technical measures, scientific data collection, management measures for Marine Protected Areas, management plans, fishery economics, socioeconomics, control and enforcement and aquaculture.

 

A minimum 30 and maximum of 35 members will be appointed. Members of the STECF are required to contribute to the overall work programme of the STECF and to participate in plenary meetings and relevant Expert Working Groups as appropriate.

 

The Commission shall appoint members in a personal capacity for a three-year, renewable mandate. Members shall commit to act independently and in the public interest.

 

Call for application: http://ec.europa.eu/fisheries/partners/stecf/call_for_applications/2014/practical-information/index_en.htm

 

STECF website: https://stecf.jrc.ec.europa.eu/

 

Legislation

 

OJ L225, 31.08.2005, p. 18: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?qid=1410446474542&uri=CELEX:32005D0629

 

 

OJ L37, 10.02.2010, p. 52:  http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/ALL/?uri=CELEX:32010D0074

 

Call for application poster: http://ec.europa.eu/fisheries/partners/stecf/call_for_applications/2014/call-for-applications-poster.pdf

 

 

 

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Better enforcement, funding needed for seafood sustainability | Aquaculture Directory

Better enforcement, funding needed for seafood sustainability | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
A lack of funding for government agencies monitoring fish catches is one of the biggest challenges to sustainability of the seafood industry — that’s according to an industry panel at the recent Seafood Expo Asia in Hong Kong, which also called for a refocus on fishermen’s livelihoods as well as education of consumers.
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MHG – Purchase of 40 thousand tonnes integrated farming capacity in Chile | Aquaculture Directory

MHG – Purchase of 40 thousand tonnes integrated farming capacity in Chile | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Marine Harvest is pleased to announce an agreement to purchase assets of the former Chilean farming company Acuinova Chile S.A., currently in bankruptcy. The assets represent a capacity to produce about 40 thousand tonnes HOG per annum.
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Norway donates $10 million to FAO South Sudan | Aquaculture Directory

Norway donates $10 million to FAO South Sudan | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Norway has donated approximately US$10 (€7.736) million to help FAO provide conflict-affected farmers, fishers and herders in South Sudan with critical livelihood support. Norway’s gift will allow FAO to distribute emergency livelihood kits – including crop seeds, fishing tools, vegetable seeds and livestock health kits – to an additional 50 000 vulnerable households, enabling them to plant crops, fish waterways and protect livestock from critical diseases.
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Interview with the Director-General of the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency - YouTube

Interview with James Movick, Director-General of the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency © FAO: http://www.fao.org (RT @FAOfish: What #fisheries experience can the Pacific Islands share with other regions in the world?
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Debate ongoing over fish farming in the Great Lakes

Debate ongoing over fish farming in the Great Lakes | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Michigan took a big step forward this summer in the business of fish farming. The state issued a permit to expand the Grayling Fish Hatchery more than (RT @lzsmitty: Should fish farming be expanded in the Great Lakes?
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The 7th Global Fisheries & Aquaculture Research Conference

Papers will be published in : The Global Journal of Fisheries and Aquaculture Researches ISSN 235...
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Fish farming loses tax privileges - The Daily Star

Fish farming loses tax privileges The Daily Star The National Board of Revenue yesterday withdrew tax privileges for fish farming to rein in tax-dodging by a section of dishonest taxpayers who allegedly shift income from other sources to fisheries...
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Brackishwater aquaculture scientists win award for helping women SHGs in ... - Times of India

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Brackishwater aquaculture scientists win award for helping women SHGs in ...
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Lantra Scotland, Land-based and Aquaculture Learner of the Year Awards 2015 ... - Scotland Food and Drink (press release)

Lantra Scotland, Land-based and Aquaculture Learner of the Year Awards 2015 ...
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PD Editorial: Fourteen years ago, with West Coast fisheries collapsing ... - Santa Rosa Press Democrat

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Jordan News Agency (Petra) |Jordan, ICARDA hold coordination meeting

Jordan News Agency (Petra) |Jordan, ICARDA hold coordination meeting | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Amman, Sept 14 (Petra) -- The International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA) on Sunday held its 16th meeting in collaboration with the National Center for Agricultural Research and Extension (NCARE).

Experts from the Ministry of Agriculture, faculties of agriculture, The Higher Council for Science and Technology and relevant donors took part in the meeting.

The head of the ICARDA, Mahmoud Al-Suluh, pointed to the "distinguished relations" between Jordan and his organization to develop the agricultural sector in the Kingdom through implementing joint projects and exchanging expertise and training.

NCARE General Manager Fawzi Al-Shayab said the biennial meeting aims to promote productivity and the quality of strategic crops.

During the meeting, participants reviewed existing cooperation projects in the areas of improving the productivity of food crops and animal fodder as well as sustainable water management in agriculture and water harvesting. Also discussed were socio-economic studies policies to stimulate the agriculture sector and impact of climate change.

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14/9/2014 - 07:08:43 PM
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Naidu seeks ICRISAT's cooperation to improve agriculture in AP | business-standard.com

Naidu seeks ICRISAT's cooperation to improve agriculture in AP | business-standard.com | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
The Andhra Pradesh government has sought cooperation of a city-based premier crops research institute to improve agriculture scenario in the state.

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In a meeting with functionaries of International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu yesterday discussed ways to transform agriculture sector in Andhra Pradesh in the next five years.

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Pontos Aqua Holdings Hires Dr Francisco Saraiva Gomes As CEO | Aquaculture Directory

Pontos Aqua Holdings Hires Dr Francisco Saraiva Gomes As CEO | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Dr Saraiva Gomes is an executive specializing in the aquaculture industry. Throughout his career, he has managed a variety of businesses across aquaculture, both by species and geography. Dr Saraiva Gomes brings Pontos Aqua unique strategic and operational insight into the industry’s drivers and opportunities.
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FDA Warning Letters: Noodle Manufacturer and Seafood Processor | Aquaculture Directory

FDA Warning Letters: Noodle Manufacturer and Seafood Processor | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Modern Macaroni Co. Ltd., manufacturers of Hawaiian-style Hula Brand noodles, earlier this month received a warning letter from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) charging that two of its major products are adulterated.
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Iceland Sustainable Fisheries saithe fishery is MSC certified | Aquaculture Directory

Iceland Sustainable Fisheries saithe fishery is MSC certified | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Iceland’s saithe fishery has been MSC certified as sustainable and well-managed following an extensive 18-month assessment. The fishery, which lands around 50,000 tonnes of saithe each year, scored highly across all of the six fishing gears including bottom trawls, handlines and Danish seine nets.
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VIETNAM: Northern district reports fisheries ou...

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In the first 8 months of this year, the fisheries output in Van Don district of Quang Ninh Province reached 13,637 tons, accounting for a 1% increase over the same period in 2013.
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Asian clams invasion in River Shannon

Asian clams invasion in River Shannon | Aquaculture Directory | Scoop.it
Inland Fisheries board inspectors are to hold meetings over the next three days to decide on an emergency plan to eliminate a dangerous invasive species that is threatening fish stocks on the river Shannon.
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