Investing in knowledge, communications and training/extension for responsible aquaculture

Davy, F. Brian, Soto, Doris, Bhat, B. Vishnu, Umesh, N.R., Yucel-Gier, Gucel, Hough, Courtney A.M., Yuan, Derun, Infante, Rodrigo, Ingram, Brett, Phoung, N.T., Wilkinson, Simon and De Silva, Sena S. 2012, Investing in knowledge, communications and training/extension for responsible aquaculture, in NACA 2010 : Farming the Waters for People and Food : Proceedings of the global conference on aquaculture, [The Conference], Phuket, Thailand, pp. 569-625.

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Title Investing in knowledge, communications and training/extension for responsible aquaculture
Author(s) Davy, F. Brian
Soto, Doris
Bhat, B. Vishnu
Umesh, N.R.
Yucel-Gier, Gucel
Hough, Courtney A.M.
Yuan, Derun
Infante, Rodrigo
Ingram, Brett
Phoung, N.T.
Wilkinson, Simon
De Silva, Sena S.ORCID iD for De Silva, Sena S.
Conference name Global Conference on Aquaculture (2010 : Phuket, Thailand)
Conference location Phuket, Thailand
Conference dates 22-25 Sep. 2010
Title of proceedings NACA 2010 : Farming the Waters for People and Food : Proceedings of the global conference on aquaculture
Editor(s) Subasinghe, R.
Arthur, J.R.
Bartley, D.M.
De Silva, S.S.ORCID iD for De Silva, S.S.
Halwart, M.
Hishamunda, N.
Mohan, C.V.
Sorgaloos, P.
Publication date 2012
Conference series Global Conference on Aquaculture
Start page 569
End page 625
Total pages 57
Publisher [The Conference]
Place of publication Phuket, Thailand
Keyword(s) aquaculture
sustainable aquaculture
Summary Knowledge has always been critically important to the development of aquaculture whether we are talking about the earliest aquaculture innovations starting in Asia or the more recent challenges confronting the sector worldwide. This panel reviewed selected national and regional case studies. Key topics for discussion include knowledge production and its communication and use (e.g. in new training and extension approaches) among the changing audiences (as aquaculture continues to attract an increasing variety of new stakeholders), and dealing with a widening set of change processes in recent times, often involving a complex mix of governance and social change challenges. We go on to suggest that aquaculture policy-makers, and stakeholders in general, need to better understand knowledge processes such as knowledge translation (implementation), knowledge networks (e.g. the role of farmers’ associations) and the use of knowledge platforms and brokers, all aimed at more effective dissemination and adoption of knowledge. Knowledge management by most stakeholders will become increasingly critical to the sustainable development of aquaculture and its movement towards attaining the goals set out in the Bangkok Declaration a decade back.
ISBN 9789251072332
Language eng
Field of Research 070401 Aquaculture
070499 Fisheries Sciences not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 830199 Fisheries - Aquaculture not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category E1 Full written paper - refereed
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