Investment, insurance and risk management for aquaculture development

Tisdell, Clem, Hishamunda, Nathanael, van Anrooy, Raymon, Pongthanapanich, Tipparat and Upare, Maroti Arjuna (2012). Investment, insurance and risk management for aquaculture development. In: Rohana P. Subasinghe, J. Richard Arthur, Devin M. Bartley, Sena S. De Silva, Mathhias Halwart, Nathanael Hishamunda, C. V. Mohan and Patrick Sorgeloos, Proceedings of the Global Conference on Aquaculture 2010: Farming the waters for people and food. Global Conference on Aquaculture 2010, Phuket, Thailand, (303-335). 22-25 September 2010.

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Author Tisdell, Clem
Hishamunda, Nathanael
van Anrooy, Raymon
Pongthanapanich, Tipparat
Upare, Maroti Arjuna
Title of paper Investment, insurance and risk management for aquaculture development
Conference name Global Conference on Aquaculture 2010
Conference location Phuket, Thailand
Conference dates 22-25 September 2010
Proceedings title Proceedings of the Global Conference on Aquaculture 2010: Farming the waters for people and food
Place of Publication Rome, Italy
Publisher FAO/NACA
Publication Year 2012
Sub-type Fully published paper
ISBN 9789251072332
Editor Rohana P. Subasinghe
J. Richard Arthur
Devin M. Bartley
Sena S. De Silva
Mathhias Halwart
Nathanael Hishamunda
C. V. Mohan
Patrick Sorgeloos
Start page 303
End page 335
Total pages 33
Collection year 2013
Language eng
Formatted Abstract/Summary
The Bangkok Declaration and Strategy for Aquaculture Development Beyond 2000
stressed that adequate investment in aquaculture is essential for its future
development. It identifies several constraints on this investment and makes
recommendations for addressing the issues involved. For example, it recognizes
the risk and uncertainty associated with returns from investment in aquaculture
to be an important constraint on aquaculture investment. This is particularly so
because insurance markets only provide very limited coverage for aquaculturists.
Since 2000, research has been undertaken by the Food and Agriculture
Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to address many of the issues raised
in the Bangkok Declaration. This process has not been straightforward because
most of the objectives for investment in aquaculture set out in this declaration
are indicative rather than operational. In addition, some constraints which are
not mentioned in the Bangkok Declaration have started to seriously impede
aquaculture development. Economic growth generally and the expansion of
aquaculture itself have resulted in increased scarcity of resources
vital for the growth of aquaculture.
Keyword Aquaculture
Insurance
Investment
Risk management
Q-Index Code E1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Expert Panel Review 2.3

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Created: Thu, 14 Jun 2012, 13:21:49 EST by Emeritus Professor Clement Tisdell on behalf of School of Economics