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Global Conference on Inland Fisheries

Global Conference on Inland Fisheries

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(Conference: 26-28 January, 2015) The conference will be held at the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Rome, Italy. It’s main theme is “Freshwater, Fish and the Future: Cross-Sectoral Approaches to Sustain Livelihoods, Food Security, and Aquatic Ecosystems.”

This ground-breaking conference will for the first time address the challenges and opportunities for freshwater fisheries on a global scale. This global conference is a cross-sectoral call to raise the profile of inland fisheries and better incorporate them in agricultural, land use, and water resource planning through development of improved assessment frameworks and value estimation.

The conference will include commercial, subsistence, aquaculture, and recreational fisheries, as well as the broad context of ecosystem services provided by inland aquatic systems. The inland fisheries conference is sponsored by Michigan State University and will be held at the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

For more details and information, visit the conference website.

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