The Platform intends to work out an action-oriented agenda for co-operation and to develop a multi-stakeholder platform for dialogue, networking and continued coordination concerning sustainable aquaculture between EU and Asia. Through its different stakeholders the platform aims to reconcile ecological and socio-economic demands and introduce or consolidate concepts of sustainability in aquaculture development in both regions. It will create a forum for experts and policy-makers, and by disseminating knowledge up to policy levels as well as down to farmers. Through its different stakeholders the platform aims to reconcile ecological and socio-economic demands and introduce or consolidate concepts of sustainability in aquaculture development in both regions. Throughout the various activities attention will be paid to the following societal concerns - Fair trade, food safety, nutritional security and quality standards - Environmental sustainability - Social equitability expected results: a smoothly operating network; a durable, long-term dialogue between the different stakeholders resulting in durable commitments (Codes of conduct, Ö); workshops that extend a message among and beyond platform members (public opinion, political agendaís, Ö); a comprehensive database, freely accessible via a own homepage with information relevant to sustainable aquaculture in EU and ASEM; increased transfer of knowledge between different regions & stakeholders; closer linkage and increased efficiency of European & Asian aquaculture research; increased efficiency in fund raising and project proposal success.
Asia, Europe, Aquaculture, Socioeconomic aspects
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