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Regional Training Course on Broodstock Management

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VIET NAM - The Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific (NACA) and the Fisheries Training Programme of the United Nations University have launched a project to develop and test a short training course on principles and practices of broodstock management in aquaculture.

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The project, which runs from 18 - 25 March 2013, is in collaboration with Nha Trang University, Viet Nam, Deakin University, Australia, the Department of Primary Industries, Victoria, Australia, and Holar University, Iceland.

The first run of the training course will be conducted from 18-25 March 2013 at Nha Trang University for selected participants from six to eight Asian countries.

The course organisers will provide financial support (travel and subsistence allowance) to a minimum of the 10 most promising nominees from NACA member countries. In addition, up to 10 places will be made available on a fee-levying basis (US $1,200) for other interested parties.

The sponsored positions in the course are open to technical personnel who meet the following requirements:

  • Currently employed in hatchery management.
  • Minimum of five years experience in hatchery management.
  • Working in facilities of NACA member governments.

For more information, including application details, please download the course prospectus.