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.
First Announcement - 6th International Symposium on Cage Aquaculture in Asia (CAA6)
Registration open and first call for abstract submission: 30th April 2018
For more info please visit http://www.caa6th.com
E-Newsletter December 2017
23 Jan, 2018
MESSAGE FROM EDITOR Wishing all readers a Very Happy and Productive 2018. Two major events of the Society took place since the last newsletter – 11th Indian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum (11ifaf ) in Kochi, India organised by the Indian Branch of AFS and 10th Symposium on Diseases in Asian Aquaculture in Bali, Indonesia organised by the Fish H...
E-Newsletter June 2017
20 Jul, 2017
FROM THE EDITOR One of the major highlights during the period of report (January – June 2017) is the Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries (GAF) becoming a Section of the Society (GAFS). The members of the Society have been very active in gender issues in fisheries and aquaculture for a very long time, not only at regional level, but also at global...