TRENDS IN INTENSIVE POND AQUACULTURE
Intensive pond aquaculture (IPA) technology, or in-pond raceway technology, is catching on in China, as the production system is said to significantly increase output of freshwater fish like grass carp and catfish. Jim Zhang, aquaculture program manager in China for the U.S. Soybean Export Council, will provide the latest developments in IPA technology.
Session type: Presentation
Time: Thursday, Sept. 22, 9:15 – 9:30 a.m.
Place: Grand Ballroom, 4th floor, White Swan Hotel
Jian (Jim) Zhang is the aquaculture program manager in China for the U.S. Soybean Export Council. Jim joined USSEC in 1993 and has been involved with soy importing and marketing activities in China since the 1980s. Jim, who is from Shanghai, has been heavily promoting intensive pond aquaculture technology, or in-pond raceway technology, since the systems were introduced a few years ago. Read about China’s uptake of IPA technology, and Jim’s role in the growth of the industry: http://advocate.gaalliance.org/goal-preview-ipa-technology-catching-on-in-china/