Recent Submissions

  • Components and implementation strategies for effective hazard monitoring and early warning 

    Chiesa, Christopher; Leat, Victoria; Bean, Joseph (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2019)
    Effective monitoring of hazardous incidents for timely dissemination of notifications and warnings involves a thoughtful mixture and application of information, technology and intuitional processes. It starts with the ...
  • Emergency response to emerging diseases: TiLV in tilapia 

    Senapin, Saengchan (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2019)
    Tilapia lake virus (TiLV) is a novel RNA virus resembling Orthomyxovirus. It has been recently re-classified to Tilapia tilapinevirus species, under Tilapinevirus genus, Amnoonviridae family (ICTV, 2018). Since the first ...
  • Current status, issues and gaps of aquatic emergency preparedness and response systems practiced in Brunei Darussalam 

    Tamat, Wanidawati; Halim, Dayangku Siti Norhaziyah Pengiran Haji Abd; Pakar, Emma Farhana Binti (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2019)
    Importation of live fish to Brunei Darussalam have incurred a major biosecurity risk to the aquaculture industry. Preventing disease incursions through quarantine, legislation and education is currently the most cost-effective ...
  • Transboundary aquatic animal diseases: History and impacts in ASEAN aquaculture 

    Leaño, Eduardo M. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2019)
    Aquaculture is one of the important sectors in the economy of most Asia-Pacific countries. However, majority of aquaculture farms are small-scale and most often lack the necessary facilities to comply with or are not well ...
  • Emergency preparedness and response systems for aquatic animal diseases in Malaysia 

    Chu, Kua Beng; Ling, Ong See; Hashim, Siti Hasshura; Hamdan, Mohd Hafiz (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2019)
    The Department of Fisheries (DoF) Malaysia is the custodian of the Fisheries Act 1985, which serves as the main legislative source for subsidiary regulations, including aquaculture and fish health management. It has ...
  • Emergency preparedness and response system in Indonesia 

    Hastuti, Mukti Sri; Desrina; Maskur (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2019)
    The Competent Authority (CA) on aquatic animal health in Indonesia is the Directorate Aquaculture Area Development and Fish Health of the Directorate General of Aquaculture (DGA) under the Ministry of Marine Affairs. CA ...
  • Current status, issues, and gaps on aquatic emergency preparedness and response systems practiced by Cambodia 

    Khan, Chan Dara; Chhorn, Sokleang; Thay, Somony (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2019)
    A few decades ago, Cambodia was rich in both freshwater and marine fisheries resources because of its favorable geographical area. However, the fisheries resources have depleted and were unable to totally fulfill the ...
  • Emergency preparedness and contingency plans to aquatic animal disease emergencies 

    Bondad-Reantaso, Melba G. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2019)
    Emergency preparedness is the ability to respond effectively and in a timely fashion to aquatic animal disease emergencies (e.g. disease outbreaks, mass mortalities). It is a key element of a National Strategy on Aquatic ...
  • Way forward 

    Bondad-Reantaso, Melba G. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2019)
    The overall objective of this technical consultation is to bring together the representatives of ASEAN Member States and technical experts to examine the status of aquatic emergency preparedness and response systems currently ...
  • Aquatic emergency preparedness and response system in Thailand 

    Polchana, Jaree (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2019)
    In Thailand, Department of Fisheries (DoF) is the competent authority for various aspects of aquatic animals including aquatic animal health. There are two principal legislation giving DoF power to apply for aquatic animal ...
  • Aquatic emergency preparedness and response systems in Singapore 

    Chee, D.; Teo, X. H. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2019)
    Singapore s population-dense, urban environment presents a unique context for her increasingly important aquaculture industry. This paper provides an overview of Singapore s existing aquatic emergency preparedness and ...
  • Philippines: Aquatic emergency preparedness and response systems for transboundary diseases 

    Somga, Sonia S.; Somga, Joselito R.; Quiatchon, Gladys M.; Regidor, Simeona E. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2019)
    The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) of the Department of Agriculture as the Competent Authority, develops and implements rules and regulations on aquatic animal health for the Philippines. It establishes ...
  • Aquatic emergency preparedness and response system in Viet Nam 

    Bui, Viet-Hang T.; Nguyen, Viet-Nga T.; Nguyen, Lan-Huong T.; Nguyen, Hien T.; Pham, Quan H.; Vo, Chuong D.; Nguyen, Tien N. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2019)
    Viet Nam is one of the top worldwide producers of aquaculture products which accounts for about 22 percent of total agricultural GDP of Viet Nam. Recently, diseases have become the biggest challenge for global aquaculture ...
  • Fish disease control in Japan 

    Miwa, Satoshi (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2019)
    The regulatory authority responsible for the control of aquatic animal diseases in Japan is the Animal Products Safety Division, Food Safety and Consumer Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries ...
  • OIE international standards on aquatic animals 

    Wang, Jing (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2019)
    The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) is the intergovernmental organisation responsible for improving animal health worldwide. It is recognised as a reference organisation by the World Trade Organization (WTO) to ...
  • Emergency response to emerging disease: AHPND in shrimp 

    Sritunyalucksana, Kallaya; Flegel, Timothy W.; Sithigorngul, Paisarn; Wangman, Pradit (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2019)
    Outbreaks of acute hepatopancreatic necrosis disease (AHPND) have caused great economic losses to many shrimp producing countries in Asia since its first appearance in 2009. The causative agent was first reported in 2013 ...
  • FAO TCP/INT/3501: Emergency preparedness and response systems capacity and performance self-assessment survey 

    Tendencia, Eleonor A.; de la Peña, Leobert D.; de la Cruz, Joesyl Marie V.; FAO (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2019)
    The purpose of this survey is to obtain information on national capacity and the agencies mandated to implement emergency preparedness and response systems with respect to aquatic animal diseases. The results of this survey ...
  • Country status of aquatic emergency preparedness and response systems for effective management of aquatic animal disease outbreaks in Myanmar 

    Oo, Kyaw Naing; Cho, Yi Yi (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2019)
    Myanmar is one of the OIE members and the Department of Fisheries (DoF) is highly concerned with transboundary aquatic animal pathogens. Therefore, the Aquatic Animal Health & Disease Control Section has already been ...
  • Risk analysis in aquaculture 

    Bondad-Reantaso, Melba G. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2019)
    The information presented in this paper were taken from several key FAO documents. The objective is to continuously raise awareness about the concept of risk analysis and its application to the aquaculture sector. The paper ...