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Capacity building for sustainable fisheries, aquaculture held

Around 50 participants including 40 fish farmers from five valley districts of Imphal West, Imphal East, Bishnupur, Thoubal and Kakching took part in the workshop.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 16 Jul 2022, 9:58 am

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A one-day workshop on ‘Technology dissemination and capacity building for sustainable fisheries and aquaculture with local resources in Manipur’ at the auditorium of the Directorate of Fisheries, Manipur at Lamphelpat on Friday.

It was organised by the College of Fisheries, Lembucherra, Tripura under Central Agriculture University, Imphal in association with the state department of Fisheries, stated a release.

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Around 50 participants including 40 fish farmers from five valley districts of Imphal West, Imphal East, Bishnupur, Thoubal and Kakching took part in the workshop. The workshop is an initiative of vice chancellor of Central Agriculture University (CAU), Imphal Anupam Mishra, it stated.

Dean, College of Fisheries, Tripura professor Ratan Kumar Saha;  director of Research, Central Agriculture University, Imphal S Basanta Singh;  and additional director of Fisheries, Manipur Khamsing Ahum inaugurated the workshop, it mentioned.

Ratan Kumar Saha said that the objective of holding one day workshop is to disseminate scientific technology in fisheries and aquaculture developed by the College of Fisheries, Lembucherra under Centre of Excellence in Fisheries and Aquaculture Biotechnology project in order to promote capacity building for sustainable fisheries with local resources in Manipur, it stated.

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It further stated that after the workshop, the participants were taken to the Central Fish Farm of the Central Agriculture University at Lamphelpat and demonstrated breeding of ‘Pabda’ fish.

Thereafter, the team visited FRP Hatchery at the complex of DFO, Imphal West and witnessed breeding of Kuri fish (labeo gonius), it added.

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First published:16 Jul 2022, 9:58 am

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