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Agreement for the Establishment of the Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia and the Pacific

Document type
Multilateral
Field of application
Regional/restricted
Date
Jan 8, 1988
Source
IUCN (ID: TRE-001112)
Title (French)

Accord relatif au réseau de centres d'aquaculture d'Asie et du Pacifique

Title (Spanish)

Acuerdo sobre la Red de Centros de Acuicultura de Asia y el Pacífico

Place of adoption
Bangkok
Depository
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN
Language
English
Entry into force
Jan 11, 1990
Subject
Fisheries
Keyword
Special fund Aquaculture Technology transfer Education Data collection/reporting Research Monitoring
Geographical area
Asia
Basin
North Pacific, South Pacific
Abstract

Objective: To assist the member States in their efforts to expand aquaculture development.

Summary or provisions/Institutional mechanism: An Organisation for the Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia and the Pacific (NACA) is established (art. 1). The Organisation is to consolidate the establishment of an expanded network of aquaculture centres to share the responsibility of research, training and information exchange essential to aquaculture development in the region (art. 3). Moreover it is to conduct disciplinary and interdisciplinary research on selected aquafarming systems for adaptation or improvement of technologies and for development of new technologies.

(Source: IUCN ELC, 08.2005, based on UNEP Register of International Treaties and Other Agreements in the Field of the Environment, 1996)

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Australia -
Bangladesh -
Cambodia -
China
Hong Kong
India -
Indonesia -
Iran, Islamic Republic of -
Korea, Dem. People's Rep. -
Malaysia -
Maldives -
Myanmar -
Nepal
Pakistan -
Philippines -
Sri Lanka
Thailand -
Viet Nam -

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