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Mangalore to Host Fisheries and Aquaculture Strategy Meeting

Lucy Towers
24 March 2014, at 12:00am

INDIA - The Mangalore-based College of Fisheries is hosting a conference on Strategies for building the yield gap in fisheries and aquaculture in Mangalore, 24-25 March.

A press statement by Shivakumar M, Organising Secretary of the conference, said that C Vasudevappa, Vice-Chancellor of University of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences, Shimoga, will inaugurate the seminar on March 24, reports HinduBusinessLine.

Baskaran Manimaran, Vice-Chancellor of Tamil Nadu Fisheries University, and CK Murthy, Executive Director of National Fisheries Development Board, Hyderabad, will speak on the occasion.

As part of the conference, a FISS (farmers-industry-scientists-students) meeting will be organised on March 25.

The objectives of FISS meeting are to understand the current issues bothering the fisheries sector and to measure the magnitude of challenges and opportunities in the sector.

The outcome of this meeting will be circulated in the form of recommendations among all the fisheries colleges and research institutes to take up necessary steps, he said.