Canadian Aquaculture: Seizing the Opportunities Presentation to: NAFF II ...
Who is CAIA?
World’s Growing Population & Need for ProteinOver next 50 years: Population ↑ from 7-9 Billion Risi...
Food Shortages
Increase in Protein over last decade
Water crisis seen as big threat toCentral & Southwestern U.S.
What Role Can the Oceans Play?
Global Demand for Seafooddoubled since 1973
Consumption Growth driven by: Population Growth: 1 in 5 depend on fish for protein Growth in per capita ...
Additional 40M tonnes of seafood needed Source:FAO
Farm the Seas to feed the people
Reduce pressure on Wild Stocks
Reduce pressure on freshwater resources
Environmental ImpactAquaculture has a low carbon footprint compared to other animal food producin...
Feed Conversion Efficiencies8 Kg Feed 6 Kg Feed2 Kg Feed 1.2 Kg Feed
Health Benefits High in Omega 3’s Low in Saturated Fats Heart and Brain Health
Global Aquaculture Production
Canadian AquacultureAquaculture occurs in all provinces & the Yukon
Species FarmedProduction dominated bysalmon, mussels, oystersand trout
Canadian Aquaculture Industry•$2.1 Billion•15,000 Jobs•1/3 value of Fisheries production
12 years of stagnated growth
• Longest coastline, largest freshwater system, largest tidal range• Abundance of highly skilled workers• World class scie...
Falling behind key competitors
Why have we flat lined?1. Regulatory system is complex, uncertain and confusing2. Fisheries Act never meant for aq...
GrowingPoliticalSupport
Potential Jobs and Growth1. According to DFO, Canadian aquaculture output could increase by approximately 8% to appr...
First Nations Involvement61 First Nations havesites for salmon andother finfish130 First Nations mayhave sites for trout12...
We need your leadershipFirst Nations have the opportunity to play a pivotalrole in the future development of the Canadiana...
NAFF II - Keynote speaker - Ruth Salmon
NAFF II - Keynote speaker - Ruth Salmon
NAFF II - Keynote speaker - Ruth Salmon
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NAFF II - Keynote speaker - Ruth Salmon

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Transcripts - NAFF II - Keynote speaker - Ruth Salmon

  • 1. Canadian Aquaculture: Seizing the Opportunities Presentation to: NAFF II October 3, 2012
  • 2. Who is CAIA?
  • 3. World’s Growing Population & Need for ProteinOver next 50 years: Population ↑ from 7-9 Billion Rising Incomes; Decreasing Poverty Explosion of Food Demand
  • 4. Food Shortages
  • 5. Increase in Protein over last decade
  • 6. Water crisis seen as big threat toCentral & Southwestern U.S.
  • 7. What Role Can the Oceans Play?
  • 8. Global Demand for Seafooddoubled since 1973
  • 9. Consumption Growth driven by: Population Growth: 1 in 5 depend on fish for protein Growth in per capita consumption
  • 10. Additional 40M tonnes of seafood needed Source:FAO
  • 11. Farm the Seas to feed the people
  • 12. Reduce pressure on Wild Stocks
  • 13. Reduce pressure on freshwater resources
  • 14. Environmental ImpactAquaculture has a low carbon footprint compared to other animal food producing methods
  • 15. Feed Conversion Efficiencies8 Kg Feed 6 Kg Feed2 Kg Feed 1.2 Kg Feed
  • 16. Health Benefits High in Omega 3’s Low in Saturated Fats Heart and Brain Health
  • 17. Global Aquaculture Production
  • 18. Canadian AquacultureAquaculture occurs in all provinces & the Yukon
  • 19. Species FarmedProduction dominated bysalmon, mussels, oystersand trout
  • 20. Canadian Aquaculture Industry•$2.1 Billion•15,000 Jobs•1/3 value of Fisheries production
  • 21. 12 years of stagnated growth
  • 22. • Longest coastline, largest freshwater system, largest tidal range• Abundance of highly skilled workers• World class scientists & research facilities• World-renowned sustainability practices• Reputation for high quality products• Access to major seafood markets in US, Europe and Asia
  • 23. Falling behind key competitors
  • 24. Why have we flat lined?1. Regulatory system is complex, uncertain and confusing2. Fisheries Act never meant for aquaculture3. Patchwork quilt of statutes
  • 25. GrowingPoliticalSupport
  • 26. Potential Jobs and Growth1. According to DFO, Canadian aquaculture output could increase by approximately 8% to approximately 214,000 tonnes within 5 years. Generating new farm-gate revenues of approximately $1.1 billion.2. By 2020, sector output could exceed 308,000 tonnes and generate total farmgate revenues in excess of $1.5 billion = 7,000 jobs
  • 27. First Nations Involvement61 First Nations havesites for salmon andother finfish130 First Nations mayhave sites for trout123 First Nations havesites for clam,mussel, and/oroysters
  • 28. We need your leadershipFirst Nations have the opportunity to play a pivotalrole in the future development of the Canadianaquaculture industry

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