Sustainable Aquaculture Research Networks for Sub Saharan Africa - A new era for strengthening African aquaculture development.
This FP7/EC funded SARNISSA project aims to link like minded individuals throughout Sub Saharan Africa and beyond for their mutual benefit. Language differences present a particular challenge. English speakers may be unaware of key contacts or unable to access the wealth of information from French-speaking countries and vice versa for French speakers
Aquaculture Compendium – which is available throughout the project period to all key project stakeholders who will help provide new materials related to sub Saharan African development.
The project team has a balance of considerable experience and expertise in the aquaculture research and commercial sectors, development and policy, and information technology, as well as an ability to work in different linguistic areas, and a track record in the implementation of activities at local to international level.
The consortium consists of 8 partners from Africa and Europe and beyond:
- University of Stirling (co-ordinator UK)
- WorldFish Center
- Asian Institute of Technology
- Bunda College Univ of Malawi
- IRAD Cameroon
- ETC Netherlands
- Moi University Kenya
Through the further development of the Aquaculture Compendium the project aims to deliver a comprehensive interdisciplinary knowledge base required for Sub Saharan African aquaculture to develop in a sustainable way and so fulfil its potential to help increase farmers’ incomes and increase food security.
Related blog post: FARA blog 19August 2008
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