A good news for shrimp aquaculture stakeholders in the Asia Pacific Region that Sustainable, Innovative and Smart Shrimp Aquaculture Workshop with the theme “Let Making Money In Shrimp Farming Through Healthier Feed and Shrimp Production Using Biofloc Technolgies (BFT)” will be held in Indonesia at Wisma MM UGM Hotel, Yogyakarta during October 30th – November 1st , 2017.
The workshop will bring together world’s leading experts who will present many proven solutions to reduce risk to viral and bacterial disease infections, good feeding management and set the goal for a more prosperous shrimp farming using the latest technological advancements on the topic. It is hoped that the event will be greatly beneficial for participants to generate a wealth of information from and apply these techniques for improving shrimp production in their aquaculture enterprises.
Who should attend? The workshop is intended for practicing shrimp farmers, farm technicians, progressive entrepreneurs, students, researchers in R & D institutions, officers of the Department of Fisheries, and enterprising aquaculture students from Indonesia and overseas.
State of The Art
Shrimp farming industry is currently passing through a challenging phase, mostly because of disease outbreaks attributed by viral and bacterial infections (vibriosis). These are widespread in Indonesia and are feared to take new forms across diverse farming situations. Many shrimp farmers have no clue as to how this critical situation could be controlled. To manage these and the emerging challenges, farmers at the regional level need to be updated with the latest research, and also acquire adequate expertise and practical skills to efficiently organize their resources for achieving improved production levels. In fact, biofloc technology application is one of effective and economic solutions to reduce the risk of those disease in shrimp farming so far.
Biofloc is an emerging technology in aquaculture that will enable the sectorto grow towards an environmental friendly approach. The microbial community developing in the system is able to rapidly utilize dissolved nitrogen leached from excretion of fish or shrimps and uneaten food and convert it into microbial proteins. Fish and shrimp usethese microorganisms aggregated in “flocks” as additional feed source and this reduces FCR and consequently production costs. The BFTrequiresa minimal exchange of water and it will represent and excellent opportunity for the development ofmarine and freshwater aquaculture in the KSA. Furthermore, the reduced water exchange will decrease the risk of disease introduction in the culture environment, increasing the level of biosecurity in the aquaculture operations. Microorganisms in biofloc might partially replace protein content in diets or decrease its dependence of fishmeal.
Biofloc, a very recent technology seems a very promising for stable and sustainable production as the system has self-nitrification process within culture ponds with zero water exchange (Yoram 2000, 2005a, 2005b; Yoram et al., 2012). The technology has been successfully applied commercially with shrimp (L. vannamei) in Belize by Belize aquaculture (McIntosh 2000a, 2000b, 2000c and 2001). It also has been applied with success in shrimp farming in Indonesia, Malaysia (Taw 2004, 2005, 2008, 2010, 2012; Taw et al. 2011). A combination of two technologies, partial harvesting and biofloc, has been studied in northern Sumatra, Indonesia (Taw et al. 2008). A simple system incorporated with conventional autotrophic algae base considered as semi-biofloc has been successfully operated in Malaysia (Taw et al., 2013) and Myanmar (Taw and Tun, 2013).
The system has also been applied in super-intensive raceways production as high as over 10.0 kg/m2 (Moss 2006; Samocha 2009,). It has also been applied in shrimp broodstock production (Chime 2011). The technology is now applied for other species of shrimps such as P. monodon (Smith 2008) and freshwater prawn Macrobrachium in India. Presently, a number of studies by major universities and private companies are using biofloc as a single cell protein source in aquafeeds.
Recent studies revealed that more than 2,000 bacterial species were found in well-developed biofloc water. Biolfocs may enhance immune activity, based on mRNA expression of six immune-related genes. ProPO1, proPO2, PPAE, ran, mas and SP1 (In-Kwon Jang, 2012). With emerging viral problems and rising costs for energy, biosecure with biofloc technology appears to be an answer for sustainable aquaculture production.
The workshop aims to provide participants with an exhaustive technical background on principles, benefits and management strategies of the biofloc technology applied to sustain shrimp farming with focus on disesaes prevention and control.
The workshop aims to provide participants with an exhaustive technical background on principles, benefits and management strategies of the biofloc technology applied to freshwater and marine aquaculture.
Who is organizing the Program?
This workshop on Sustainable, Innovative and Smart shrimp farming is organized by the Indonesian Aquaculture Society (IAS). The IAS is a national non-profit and independent profession organization in aquaculture established in has played a key role in developing training and education of sustainable aquaculture technologies in Indonesia since 2001. This will be the 3rd biofloc workshop program organized and hosted by The IAS after the first and the second similar workshop had been successfully held in June 2015, in Banyuwangi East Java Province and in October 2015 in Jakarta, respectively. The program is similarly with the intensive training program that had already been conducted by AIT (Asian Institute of Technology) on August 21-25, 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand.
Who is the Trainer?
Dr Nyan Taw. He received his Ph.D.in Marine Biology from the University of Tasmania, Australia under Colombo Plan Fellowship. He was head of R&D of Fisheries Corporation. In 1983, he became PM for ADB IFD Project and technical counter-part for JICA projects in Myanmar. In 1988, he joined the FAO of the UN and served in aquaculture projects in Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines culminating the position of Chief Technical Advisor. From 1995, Dr Nyan served as Sr Advisor/Production Director at a number of locations (East Java, Central Java & Sumbawa) in Indonesia. In 2002, he joined, CP Indonesia as VP where he initiated the biofloc technology. Later he served as SVP for Dipasena Group. In 2008, he joined Global Gen in Indonesia and supported shrimp SPF broodstock production. He served Blue Archipelago Berhad as STA /GM and developed a RAS biosecure, modular system intensive shrimp farm on 1,000 ha land from 2009 to 2015 in Malaysia. Dr. Nyan has provided consultancy for shrimp farming companies in Central and South American countries (Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Belize, Peru & Ecuador), Middle East (Saudi Arabia & Kuwait), Australia and Asia (Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, India, China & Myanmar). He was as short-term consultant for FAO/World Bank Projects in Vietnam.
From 2014 he conducted Shrimp Biofloc Technology workshops for shrimp farmers in Australia (Shrimp Farmer Association), India (CMFRI), Saudi Arabia (FAO/SAS), Indonesia (MAI), Thailand (AIT) and Myanmar (EU). Dr Nyan had supervised 13 Master’s theses for Zoology Department, Rangoon University and also published a book entitled ‘Prawn Culture in Burma’ in 1984. He has published and presented over 80 papers and co-authored a chapter in the book by Yoram Avnimelech on Biofloc Technology: A Practical Guidebook (2012 & 2014).
Dr. Albert G.J. Tacon. 40 years of professional experience in aquaculture research and development, with a specialty focus on aquatic feeds and nutrition, and increasing the contribution of aquaculture to global food security and poverty alleviation, including 14 years of in-house experience with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) working within National, Regional, and Inter-regional Aquaculture Development Projects, and within the Regular Program of FAO in Rome, Italy; 44 in-country work experiences with FAO & other agencies in aquaculture and aquaculture nutrition related activities, including: Africa – Egypt, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Nigeria, Tunisia; Americas – Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, USA, Venezuela; Asia/Oceania – American Samoa, China, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Nepal, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam; Europe – Belgium, Cyprus, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, UK, Yugoslavia; and 228 aquaculture related publications and one patent on aquaculture technology, including scientific research publications, review publications, FAO technical papers and field documents, books, book chapters and magazine articles, with a focus on aquatic feeds and feeding, aquaculture development trends, the nutritional value of aquatic food products, and aquaculture aspects related to food security and poverty alleviation.
Dr. Sidrotun Naim is educative staff member of Surya University, Indonesia. She had given many lectures in some popular universities in Indonesia and some talks in aquaculture in national and international seminars. She had ever been consultant in some private companies in Indonesia such as Freeport Indonesia Ltd. She is now as active researcher in aquatic disease and environment. She graduated M.Sc and Ph.D from University of Arizona, USA and was ever to be a postdoctoral researcher in Harvard Medical School, USA.
Course Contents :
- Bio secure shrimp feeds and feeding practices
- Use of feed additives and optimation of on-farm feeding methods in shrimp farming
- Recent development in innovative shrimp feed: More cost effective and lesser adverse environmental impacts
- Status of shrimp disease and advances in shrimp health management
- Shrimp disease diagnosis, control methods and its application
- High health shrimp systems: seed supply – theory and practices
- Use of probiotic in shrimp farming: Essential or not?
- Biofloc Technology/Basic concepts and principles
- Management of microbial communities in biofloc systems
- Intensive farming of fish in biofloc systems
- Biofloc technology in shrimp farming/Principles and practices
- Biofloc shrimp farm design and construction
- Shrimp farming practices/Complete and semi-biofloc systems
- Biofloc system management
- Economics of biofloc technology
- Field Visit to Shrimp Farms at Bantul, South Costal, Yogyakarta.
Course Duration: 30 October – 1 November 2017
Course Venue is at Wisma UMM UGM, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
Training Costs (3 working days): 400 USD/person (all inclusive)
Payable to ‘Biofloc Workshop – ICAI 2017 ’ by 22 October 2017.
The fee covers training fee, an accommodation at Wisma UMM UGM, Jogyakarta for three nights (single deluxe room), daytime meals, local transportation for field trips to shrimp farms and administrative fees.
What’s Not Included:
Please note that the Training Fee does not cover any international travelling, visa fees, personal travelling, phone calls, medical or insurance charges, contingencies, or any other costs towards such personal effects and miscellaneous expenses. Please arrange sufficient additional funds for all such expenses.
Tentative AGENDA, Workshop On
Sustainable, Innovative and Smart Shrimp Farming Biofloc Technologies
Jogyakarta, 30 October – 1 November 2017
Sunday, 29 October 2017
|16:00 – 19:30||Registration & check in||IAS OC|
Monday, 30 October 2017
|07:00 – 08:00||Registration||IAS OC|
|08:00 – 08:15||Welcome & Opening Speech||Prof. Rokhmin Dahuri – President MAI|
|08:15 – 09:15||Bio secure shrimp feeds and feeding practices||Dr. Albert G.J. Tacon|
|09:15 – 09:30||Questions and Answers||Participants|
|09:30 – 09:45||Coffee – Tea Break||OC|
|09:45 – 10:45||Use of feed additives and optimation of on-farm feeding methods in shrimp farming||Dr. Albert G.J. Tacon|
|10:45 – 11:00||Questions and Answers||Participants|
|11:00 – 12:00||Recent development in innovative shrimp feed: More cost effective and lesser adverse environmental impacts||Dr. Albert G.J. Tacon|
|12:00 – 12:15||Questions and Answers||Participants|
|12:15 – 13:00||Lunch Time (meals provided)||OC|
|13:00 – 13:45||Status of shrimp disease and advances in shrimp health management||Dr. Sidrotun Naim|
|13:45 – 14:00||Questions, answers and discussion||Participants|
|14:00 – 14:45||Shrimp disease diagnosis, control methods and its application||Dr. Sidrotun Naim|
|14:45 – 15:00||Questions, answers and discussion||Participants|
|15:00 – 15:15||Coffee – Tea Break|
|15:15 – 16:00
16:00 – 16:45
|High health shrimp systems: seed supply – theory and practices
Use of probiotic in shrimp farming: Essential or not?
|Dr. Sidrotun Naim
Dr. Sidrotun Naim
|16:45 – 17:15||Questions and answers||Participants|
|18:30 – 19:30||Dinner||OC|
Tuesday, 31 October 2017
|07:00 – 08:00||Registration||IAS OC|
|08:00 – 08:45||Biofloc Technology/Basic concepts and principles||Dr. Nyan Taw|
|08:45 – 09:30||Management of microbial communities in biofloc systems||Dr. Nyan Taw|
|09:30 – 10:00||Questions and Answers||Participants|
|10:00 – 10:15||Coffee – Tea Break||OC|
|10:15 – 11:00||Intensive farming of fish in biofloc systems||Dr. Nyan Taw|
|11:00 – 11:45||Biofloc technology in shrimp farming/Principles and practices||Dr. Nyan Taw|
|11:45 – 12:15||Questions and Answers||Participants|
|12:15 – 13:00||Lunch Time (meals provided)||OC|
|13:00 – 13:45||Biofloc shrimp farm design and construction||Dr. Nyan Taw|
|13:45 – 14:30||Shrimp farming practices/Complete and semi-biofloc systems||Dr. Nyan Taw|
|14:30 – 15:00||Questions, answers and discussion||Participants|
|15:00 – 15:15||Coffee – Tea Break||OC|
|15:15 – 16:00
16:00 – 16:45
|Shrimp farming practices/Complete and semi-biofloc systems
Biofloc system management
|Dr. Nyan Taw
Dr. Nyan Taw
|16:45 – 17:15||Questions and answers||OC|
|17:15 – 17:30||Taking photograph together for documentation||OC|
Wednesday, 1 November 2017
|09:00 – 15:00||Field Trip to Intensive Shrimp Farming at Bantul, South Coastal, Yogyakarta and field discussion.||Participants
Dr. Nyan Taw & OC
|18:00 – 20:00||Farewel Dinner (Goat beef satai of Klathakan)|
FOR MORE INFORMATION
SMART SHRIMP FARMING BIOFLOC TECHNOLOGIES WORKSHOP
Secretariat Management Office
Indonesian Aquaculture Society
P.O. Box 8023 SMEL Semarang, Central Java
Questions (Contact Persons):
Tel/ Fax : +62 24- 8318908
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