The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Carson Roper and Marcos Moya were among the more than 25 presenters at the inaugural Asian Aquaculture Insurance & Risk Management Conference at the Sheraton Hotel & Towers in Kowloon, Hong Kong, from May 13 to 15.
Aquaculture producers, bankers and investors, insurers, loss adjusters, attorneys, risk-management surveyors and government officials attended.
Roper, international business development manager for GAA’s Best Aquaculture Practices third-party certification program, gave a presentation titled “The Aquaculture Industry: Key Financial Decision-Making Drivers and the Implications for the Aquaculture Insurance Industry.”
“With attendees from 26 countries, the Asian Aquaculture Insurance & Risk Management (AAIRM) Conference provided an excellent opportunity to explore the benefits of integrating third-party certification schemes such as GAA’s Best Aquaculture Practices certification program with aquaculture insurance,” said Roper.
Marcos Moya, BAP executive consultant, gave a presentation titled “Insurance Needs of the Shrimp Industry.”