June 2013

Joint Final Conference of AQUAFIMA and Aquabest

Baltic Sea Region Programme projects Aquabest and AQUAFIMA will host a joint final conference in Mariehamn, Åland Islands, on the 5.-6. February 2014.

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Towards closing the loop

On Wednesday the 19th of June, stakeholders from the feed industry, the authorities, research institutions and fish farmers gathered in Stockholm for the third meeting in a series of roundtable discussions hosted by Aquabest. The outcome of the meeting was a mass balance concept for nutrients sourced in the Baltic Sea.

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Watch a film about mussel harvest in Åland

In December 2012, the Åland Government mussel farm was harvested. This was a pilot project part-financed by the European Fisheries Fund with the aim to investigate whether it is possible to farm mussels on a large scale in the Åland archipelago.

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New report: Voluntary responsibility schemes in aquaculture in the Baltic Sea region

Promotion of local food production is on political agenda in all countries. Organic and eco-certified aquaculture are newer trends and still behind other staple foodstuffs in terms of market share.

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New report: Legal regulation of aquaculture in the Baltic Sea region - Frameworks, practices and farmers’ attitudes

The report highlights four dimensions of the regulation: the complexes of relevant laws, the procedures of envi-ronmental permitting, the terms of permits and the farmers' contributions to the licensing processes. The results are presented separately for Nordic countries and for Baltic countries.

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