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- WWF Global
- Central African Republic
- Central America
- Democratic Republic of the Congo
- European Policy Office
Engage aquaculture private companies in transforming their production practices (by using new/advanced technologies) to efficiently use natural resources, reduce environmental pollution and minimise negative impacts on biodiversity.
The workshop welcomed nearly 50 private companies working in agriculture and representatives from relevant institutions including the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), Department of Aquaculture, Agricultural Extension Centre, Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP), and others. Some companies such as the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC) and Shire Oak International also attended to introduce green financing and renewable power technologies which have been increasingly applied in production process.
Results of the second study on the impacts of aquaculture on biodiversity were shared in the workshop for awareness-raising among participants. In addition, a draft of the Voluntary Commitment was introduced to draw comments from companies and relevant agencies as well as open up opportunities to facilitate next steps of the initiative. This draft finally conformed with the DFCD project coordinated by the Food Practice of WWF-Viet Nam (an initiative providing green finance for production companies who are willing to and commit to practice sustainable production).