Aqua­cul­ture Europe 15

Fo­cus on sus­tain­abil­ity cre­den­tials launches Rot­ter­dam con­fer­ence

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Knowl­edge trans­fer is the key to the de­vel­op­ment of sus­tain­able aqua­cul­ture in Europe, said Henri Kool of the Dutch Min of Aqua­cul­ture Europe 15 last month.

There was no short­age of knowl­edge be­ing trans­ferred at the three-day event in Rot­ter­dam, or­gan­ised by the Euro­pean Aqua the re­search side of the in­dus­try gath­ered to ex­change ideas.

and so­cial ac­cep­tance. While some re­search found peo­ple will­ing to pay more for eco-la­belled seafood, for ex­am­ple, oth­ers stated the ex­act op­po­site.

in­dus­try’s de­vel­op­ment, this has be­come an area of great in­ter­est to those push­ing the bound­aries of aqua­cul­ture to ex­plore new

John Bell, the EU’s Di­rec­tor of Bioe­con­omy, growth in Europe since 2000, con­ceded that said some of the is­sues hold­ing back the

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Above: Del­e­gates at the open­ing ses­sion sky­line Chris Ninnes

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