Theme: Transforming Asian Fisheries and Aquaculture for Sustainable Production and Nutrition


The Asian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum (AFAF) is one of the important activities of the Asian Fisheries Society as it provides an international platform for distinguished scientists from all over the world to discuss the issues pertaining to sustainable fisheries and aquaculture in the Asia-Pacific Region. The forum has been convened 11 times to date around the Asian region. 

WorldFish Director General, Dr Gareth Johnstone has been invited as Plenary Speakers at the 12th Asian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum (12AFAF) session as listed:

  • Plenary 2: Wednesday, 10 April 2019, 8.30-10.00, Hall B

  • Feeding billions and nourishing nations: Evidence-based scenarios to transform Asia’s fisheries and aquaculture for sustainable production and better nutrition


The 12AFAF is organized by the Asian Fisheries Society in partnership with the University of the Philippines Visayas, and the University of the Philippines Visayas Foundation, Inc. as local convenors.