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.
The 9th Symposium on Diseases in Asian Aquaculture
The 9th Symposium on Diseases in Asian Aquaculture in Ho Chi Minh City from 24-28 Nov 2014.
Organized by the Fish Health Section (AFS) in cooperation with the Department of Animal Health (DAH), Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD),Vietnam.
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E-Newsletter December 2013
12 Feb, 2014
FROM THE EDITOR I wish all Members a very Happy, Healthy and Productive 2014. During 2013 impressive progress has been made by the Society in all its functions as detailed in this newsletter. AFS in collaboration with its partners through AsiaPacific-Fishwatch launched the first profile of one of the commercially important fishes of Asia-Pacific viz., ...
First Anniversary of Dr M.C. Nandeesha
02 Jan, 2014
“So though Nandeesh is not with us physically, his thoughts and deeds are there to guide us through these difficult times” Rajeswari Dayal B. (his loving wife) .This marks the first anniversary of the passing of our dear friend Dr Mudnakudu C. Nandeesha, who was the person who brought gender awareness to the Asian Fisheries Society and ...