VIETNAM SHRIMP WORKSHOP: FROM FARM TO FORK - during Seafood Expo Global 2017 in Brussels, Belgium

Seafood Expo Global in Brussels, Belgium

It is an annual global exposition, features more than 1,700 exhibiting companies from over 75 countries. The exposition is the place for exhibitors to promote their seafood products and all related seafood- industry products/services. One of the most important targets of the exposition is to share the sustainable development view for global seafood supply chain. It will create a space for all exhibitors to meet up with key buyers/retailers and many dialogues or workshops where  the exhibitors and related stakeholders (NGOs, countries’ policy makers, financial institutions, impact investors,….) can discuss the best solutions for sustainable development. Official website:

With the initially positive achievements that bring social and economic benefits for small scale producers and SMEs, the project "Sustainable and Equitable Shrimp production and Value chain development in Vietnam (SusV)" has decided to participate to the Seafood Expo Global Brussel held from Apr. 25-27, 2017, aiming to create and enhance market access, promote international standards compliance of shrimp producers and processors, build buyers’ trust in transparent value chain and influence them for inclusive investment for the production. Taking this opportunity, during the EXPO, Oxfam and ICAFIS will host a workshop on afternoon of Apr. 25 on VIETNAM SHRIMP: FROM FARM TO FORK.

Organised by: ICAFIS, OXFAM


Supporting partner of the conferenceUBM, International AquaFeed



Draft agenda: Vietnam Shrimp - From farm to fork


Presentation 1: What is it and why?– by Tran Dinh Luan, D. Secretary General of D-FISH

Presentation 2: How to farm and benefit by small scale producers ? – by Dr. Le Thanh Luu, VINAFIS, Director of ICAFIS

Presentation 3: How to process and benefit by SME processors? – by Mr Truong Dinh Hoe VASEP


Panel discussion: What are opportunities/challenges for Vietnam shrimp - from farm to fork?


Tran Dinh Luan, D. Secretary General of D-FISH 

Le Thanh Luu, Vice chairman of VINAFIS 

Truong Dinh Hoe, Secretary General VASEP 

Flavio Corsin, Country Director of IDH Vietnam 

Representative of Nordic group, a buyer of 8 Nordic countries 

Nguyen Le Hoa, D. Country Director, Oxfam in Vietnam 

Facilitator: Mr. Carson Roper 

The dialogue will focus on what Vietnam has been doing well and what is missing to ensure FROM FARM TO FORK. Then the role of relevant stakeholders will be discussed in which role of the buyer in influencing consumers, in putting pressure on production as well as in promoting inclusive investment are mentioned. The representatives of all stakeholders will be expected to answer facilitator’s and participants’ questions.

For more infos please contact:

1) Ms:  DO THUY HA | Special Projects Manager, Private Sector Engagement Oxfam

| 22 Le Dai Hanh | Hanoi, Vietnam

+84 4 3945 4448 ext.401 | +84 903 262000 

Email:     Skype: do.thuy.ha

2)  Mr DINH XUAN LAP - Deputy director of  ICAFIS

Mobile: 0985.024.307 Email:  Skype: dinh.lap1

International Collaborating Centre for Aquaculture and Fisheries Sustainability – ICAFIS - Vietnam Fisheries Society (VINAFIS)

Address: 3rd Floor, A7 House – 10 Nguyen Cong Hoan St, Ba Dinh, Hanoi, Vietnam
Office/Fax: +84-43-7245121


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