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.
Call for applications to host GAF8, the 8th Global Conference on Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries
Dear AFS Members
The Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries Section of AFS is calling for applications from potential host organisations for the 8TH GLOBAL CONFERENCE ON GENDER IN AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES (GAF8) IN 2021.
The Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries Section of the Asian Fisheries Society (GAFS, AFS) is seeking bids by Friday 13 September 2019 from research, academic or other suitable organisations wishing to host the 8th Global Conference on Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries (GAF8). For GAF8, we require a safe, convenient, cost effective venue and capable organising partner or partners. The hosts will be actively assisted by a formal conference committee structure with responsibilities for the program, awards, publications, communications, etc. The hosts are expected to be members of GAFS and AFS, with experience of attending previous GAF conferences/symposia of AFS.
We welcome your applications to make GAF8 a great success. In your application, please address the criteria provided and forward it to GAFS-GAF8 at the following address:
Closing date 13 September 2019
Inquiries can also be directed to the above email address.
Thank you for helping GAFS and AFS produce another successful event.
E-Newsletter June 2019
22 Jul, 2019
MESSAGE FROM EDITOR The highlights of the AFS during the reporting period were: (i) organisation of the 12th Asian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum (12AFAF) in Iloilo, the Philippines which was well attended by scientists from the region, as well as representatives of some regional/international organisations; (ii) revitalisation of one of the network...
Extended version (12AFAF)
11 Jun, 2019
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