Aquaculture Europe 15
Focus on sustainability credentials launches Rotterdam conference
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
Above: Delegates at the opening session skyline Chris Ninnes