World water week and Reforming Fisheries and Aquaculture
World Water Week in Stockholm, 20-26 August, Stockholm, Sweden
The annual World Water Week in Stockholm seeks to provide a meeting place for capacity-building, partnership-building and follow-up on the implementation of international processes and programmes in water and development. The meeting is intended for experts from businesses, governments, the water management and science sectors, inter-governmental organisations, NGOs, research and training institutions, and UN Agencies. Our readers may be interested in a session on Thursday 24 August, which will address economic incentives and sanctions to promote best practice and performance.
For more information at World Water Week, contact David Trouba, tel: +46 8 522 13961; e-mail: [email protected].
Reforming Fisheries and Aquaculture in Asia-Pacific, 16-19 August, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
This meeting to be hosted by the Asia Pacific Fisheries Commission, will bring together APFIC Members, APFIC partners and others with an interest in fisheries and aquaculture in the Asia Pacific region. The meeting aims to strengthen APFIC's role as a coordinating body through the exchange of information and experiences. The themes to be discussed include the future of fisheries and aquaculture in Asia-Pacific; co-management, governance and institutions; policy challenges; and food quality and safety in the context of trade.