Thursday, December 16, 2010

Vietnam pangasius to achieve sustainability certification

Vietnam pangasius is on course for sustainability certification after agreement has beenreached between WWF and the Vietnamese government and fisheries authorities. WWF, the Vietnamese government and key Vietnamese industry fisheries and acquaculture bodies have reached agreement on working together to achieve certified sustainable production of pangasius in Vietnam.

The agreement was announced following a meeting between WWF Global Seafood Leader, Dr Mark Powell, and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development's Directorate of Fisheries, the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters, as well as the Vietnam Fisheries Association.As part of this agreement, and in recognition of the Vietnamese government's commitment to seeking sustainability certification of the country's pangasius production, WWF will place pangasius in a new 'Moving Towards Certification' category in its popular seafood guide. Read more...

This blog is written by Martin Little The Aquaculturists, published and supported by the International Aquafeed Magazine from Perendale Publishers.

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