The Brazilian Aquaculture Felipe Matias Fishery Engineer, MSc. National Director of Aquaculture Development Ministery of Fisheries and Aquaculture MINISTERY OF FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE
Brazilian Aquaculture According to IBAMA (2009), data from 2007: Brazil's fisheries production: 1,090,000 tons Brazil's aquaculture production: 290,000 t (25.55% from total fisheries) Brazil's freshwater aquaculture production: 210,000 t (72% from total aquaculture) Brazil's mariculture production: 80,000 t (28% from total aquaculture)
Brazilian Potential 8,500 Km of sea coast; 4.3 millions km² of EEZ; 5 millions hectares of flooded lands, reservoirs (potential for the production of 5-10 million ton/year); Growing consumption – from 6.8 kg/hab/year in 2002 to 8 Kg/hab/year in 2004 – Amazon consumption is 36 kg/hab/year; A FAO recommends 12 kg/hab/year; Brazil would have conditions to participate of the world-wide market with 10 million tons, according to FAO; Current production/capture of 1 million tons.
Government Program • Participative planning and zoning; • Sustainable development; • Sanitary control; • Certification; • Investment in research and technology; • Investment in infra-structure; • Hands-on training (Demonstrative Units); • International cooperation; • Credit; • Aquaculture parks: • Freshwater reservoirs; • Marine farm development plans.
Sustainable aquaculture Matias (2001): New “productive revolutions” should be only defined on solid bases with thoroughly impact evaluations in all the sustainable dimensions Technical Economic Social-Environmental Political-institutional
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