Sustainable Aquaculture for Extension Officers 2011

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 2011


2011 (5 days)



Participants Men Women Total
Uganda 21 12 33

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 last course 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