Sustainable Aquaculture for Extension Officers 2009

The UNU Fisheries Training Prgramme is a postgraduate training programme that offers training in various areas of the fisheries sector for practicing

Sustainable Aquaculture for Extension Officers 2009


2009 (5 days)



Participants Men Women Total
Uganda 37 3 40

UNU Representatives

  • Helgi Thorarensen
  • Olafur Sigurgeirsson

General topics

  • Sustainable Aquaculture


  • Department of Fisheries Resources, Uganda
  • Holar University College, Iceland
  • Icelandic International Development Agency (ICEIDA)
  • Makerere University


This course is the first of three courses on similar topics run in Uganda 2009, 2010, and 2011.

The main objectives for this course are to:
• offer practical trainings to fish farmers, fish farm managers and extension workers
• act as a refresher course for fisheries and aquaculture graduates from the  Department of Biological Sciences to enhance their practical skills and acquaintance with the new technological developments in aquaculture
• develop up-to-date teaching materials to be incorporated in the teaching of aquaculture and fisheries course offered at Makerere, Department of Biological Sciences.
• create and enhance collaborations between private sector and government institutions involved in the fisheries industry.

Former fellows

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Fisheries training programme
Skulagata 4
IS - 121 Reykjavik,Iceland