Title:

World's Best Practice in Environmental Management of Shrimp Farming

Project Number:

2000-196

Organisation:

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR)

Principal Investigator:

Simon Wilkinson

Project Status:

Completed

FRDC Expenditure:

$7,500.00

Program(s):

Environment

Final Report - 2000/196 - World's Best Practice in Environmental Management of Shrimp Farming

Final Report
ISBN:92-5-104730-8
ISSN:
Author(s):Simon Wilkinson
Date Published:July 2010

Principal Investigator: Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

Key Words:

Objectives

1. Provide a recognised international forum for discussion on the promotion of sustainable shrimp culture practices, and related institutional and legal instruments;

2. Continue facilitating the process of consensus-building among major stakeholders concerned with shrimp culture development and management; and

3. Identify/determine avenues, as well as specific benefits and limitations, for the development and implementation of Good Management Practices and Good Legal and Institutional Arrangements leading to improvements in shrimp aquaculture management practices at farm and institutional levels.

4. Development of a range of guidelines to implement good management practices for sustainable prawn farming