Dr. Yuan is a senior aquaculture officer of the Aquaculture branch, Department of Fishery and Aquaculture, FAO. He has more than 20 years of working experience in aquaculture innovation and development in Asia and Africa, particularly on the integrated fish farming, intensive carp, tilapia and catfish farming, as well as the aquaculture cluster and environmentally friendly aquaculture development. He devoted to regional and country aquaculture project programing and implementation, through coordination, demonstration and capacity building, farm field schools and participatory approaches.