THE 8TH REGIONAL AQUAFEED FORUM
The 8th Regional Aquafeed Forum (RAF8) is an important international event of Aquafeed industry in South East Asia (SEA) region. It is an annual event among series of RAFs, initiated by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR).
This year, the RAF 8 was held at Nong Lam University from 25th-26th August 2016 with focus on the “Feed and Feeding Management for Better Aquaculture”. The RAF8 gathered more than 110 participants who are aquaculture nutritionists, feed mill managers, feed formulators and feed ingredient suppliers in the SEA region.
Over two days, more than twenty latest research findings in nutrition and feeds were presented. Neovia Vietnam had a presentation “Beyond Feed and Feed Quality” given by Dr. Pham Minh Anh at the forum. In addition, participants had taken a field trip to Sai Gon Aquarium Company and Rin Rin koi Park.
The RAF8 was an opportunity for participants to exchange their expertise and furthermore it created cooperative links among institutes, universities, and enterprises of aquaculture.