Latin American aquaculture conference to bring world industry leaders together –

Latin American aquaculture conference to bring world industry leaders together Published:  29 August, 2013

The fourth Conference of Latin American Native Fish Species Aquaculture will bring together fish farmers, entrepreneurs and experts of Latin America and the rest of the world.

The event will allow participants to share scientific advances, latest technologies, research results as well as obtain an overview of the actual situation and challenges in the Latin American aquaculture industry.

The organising team, headed by the Universidad de los Llanos with the support of the Latin American and Caribbean Chapter of the World Aquaculture Society (LACC-WAS), expects more than 600 aquaculture professionals to be present at the meeting in Villavicencio, Columbia, from October 8-11 2013.

The participants will be able to attend several key note lectures offered by well known experts from around the world, as well as exchange research ideas and analyze business options from an array of worldwide companies present.

LACC-WAS will participate in the event presenting the event LACQUA. The World Aquaculture Society (WAS) organises several events worldwide. LACQUA ´13 will be the first event of its type in the Latin American and the Caribbean region.

“We have been working hard to bring presenters that could offer the participants a general overview of key subjects that need attention on the aquaculture sector,” said the team of organizers from the Universidad de los Llanos

“Some of these topics are physiology, nutrition, endocrinology and toxicology, as well as nutrition and feeding, genetics and breeding, aquatic health, animal welfare, water quality and sustainable production systems. This event will also focus on important topics for the productive sector as processing, value added process, marketing and associativity.”

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