Catch and Culture - Environment Vol 23, No 3

CC 23.3 final 7 Dec 2017 cover

7th Dec 2017

In this issue, we examine a regional agreement to promote sustainable aquaculture and fisheries, a separate plan to combat antimicrobial resistance in the region and the MRC’s development of joint environment monitoring of Mekong mainstream hydropower projects. In addition, the December edition looks at whether urban aquaculture can help meet the world’s growing demand for fish and features a new study on a Mekong tributary in northeast Thailand.

Table of Contents

1. Water quality
Monitoring shows improvement in water quality of Mekong and Bassac rivers

8 Regional cooperation (1)
Sustainable agriculture, aquaculture and fisheries to address climate change

12 Regional cooperation (2)
ASEAN commits to strategic plan to combat antimicrobial resistance

14 Hydropower
Joint environment monitoring for Mekong mainstream hydropower projects

18 Urban aquaculture
Can urban aquaculture help meet the world’s growing demand for fish?

24 Conservation
Species conservation in Cambodia

26 World fisheries
FAO sees faster growth — and higher prices — in global fisheries this year

28 Macroeconomic implications of climate change
Climate change should be integrated into Cambodia’s macroeconomic policy

30 Wind power
Mekong Delta to have Viet Nam’s largest wind farm under $2 bln deal

32 Statistics
Cambodia seeks better technology for collecting and sharing fisheries data

34 Research (1)
New study looks at Mun tributary of Mekong in northeast Thailand

42 Research (2)
Recent studies by Research Institute No 2 in Ho Chi Minh City

44 Capture fisheries
Dai catch increases in latest season

Download this issue Vol 23, No 3

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© Mekong River Commission 2016

Editorial Panel:

  • Truong Hong Tien, Director of Environmental Management Division
  • So Nam, Chief Environmental Management Officer
  • Phattareeya Suanrattanachai, Fisheries Management Specialist
  • Prayooth Yaowakhan, Ecosystem and Wetland Specialist
  • Nuon Vanna, Fisheries and Aquatic Ecology Officer
  • Dao Thi Ngoc Hoang, Water Quality Officer


Editor: Peter Starr
Designers: Chhut Chheana and Anouvong Manivong
Consulting Editor: Michele McLellan

The opinions and interpretation expressed within are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the Mekong River Commission

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