Report of the Expert Consultation on Small-scale Rural Aquaculture: Rome, Italy, 28-31 May 1996

Series: FAO Fisheries Reports (No. 548. )
The objective of the Consultation was to provide FAO and its members with information and advice on the role of small-scale aquaculture in rural development. To this end, participants were asked to analyze and reflect on four keynote papers prepared by selected participants. In addition, four information papers were presented and discussed. This document presents a summary of discussions and principal conclusions reached, followed by abstracts and full versions of the overview and thematic papers plus the abstracts of the information papers.