What are farming techniques of Pangasius in Mekong River Delta in Vietnam?
Advanced Farms Standards are widely applied in farming: SQF1000CM, BAP and GAP.
Since 1940-1950: farming in small farms mainly in An Giang, Dong Thap (wild-caught fingerlings).
Since 1981-1982: Trial of intensive farming in small pond (wild-caught fingerlings).
Since 1996-1999: intensive farming in pond and cage (wild-caught and artificial fingerlings).
Since 2001-2004: Develop farming in cage and pond with change from self processed feed to industrial feed (artificial fingerlings).
Since 2005 so far: switch from cage farming, net enclosure to super-intensive farming pond (artificial fingerlings).
Now, Vietnam farmers raise fish in system of advanced farming ponds which meet safety and sustainability requirements, satisfying consumers’ requirements such as VietGAP, GlobalGAP, BAP, ASC...