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Meeting: 20 & 21 February 2012

Marine Scotland attends annual constituent governments, UK Aquaculture Forum, hosted by the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD), Northern Ireland.

On 20 and 21 February, Marine Scotland attended the annual constituent governments UK Aquaculture Forum, hosted by DARD in Belfast, Northern Ireland.  Attendees included representatives from constituent governments, environmental agencies, industry representatives and Marine Scotland.

Business Meeting

The Forum was opened by Dr John Speers, Director of Fisheries and the Environment, DARD.  Representatives from the devolved governments then provided updates on aquaculture activities from their areas of remit, followed by updates from industry.  The forum was a two day event, covering the development of the industry on the first day and aquatic animal health issues on the second day.

Action Points from this meeting are available online.

Presentations from the meeting are: