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ARCH-UK attendance at the Aquaculture Common Issues Group meeting

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ARCH-UK at the ACIG meeting:

ARCH-UK will be attending the next Aquaculture Common Issues Group meeting in London to provide an update on its current activities/reports. Elizabeth Vancura (ARCH-UK Coordinator Swansea) plus a few Working Group leads will be present.

If you have any comments/questions on the recently drafted ARCH-UK Working Group reports or ARCH-UK in general Elizabeth would be very happy to discuss it with you. 

  • To register and recieve the agenda for the meeting: please contact Karen Green at Seafish.

General information about ACIG from the SEAFISH website:

The Aquaculture Common Issues Group, facilitated by Seafish, aims to discuss and inform positions on some of the sector's most important issues.

The group is comprised of culturists, the main producer associations, food and fish feed processors, retailers, environmental NGOs, Crown Estates, Government Departments and regional development organisations, who are concerned with, or affected by, the many issues facing the UK finfish and shellfish aquaculture industry.

The group provides a forum for the discussion of ethical, environmental and economic challenges to the aquaculture industry, during which the aim is to reach an understanding on these issues, particularly with regard to responsible and sustainable seafood cultivation. The Terms of Reference (ToR) for the group can be found here

There are two meetings of the Aquaculture Common Issues Group each year. The last meeting was on  Wednesday 5 April 2017 in London.