Kerala: KUFOS to reorient aquaculture strategies in association with Dept of Fisheries

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Kozhikode, Jan 4 : The Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUDOS) in association with the Fisheries Department is working on a strategy to comprehensively develop a suitable fisheries culture in the State and to reorient aquaculture strategies accordingly, an official informed on Tuesday.

A press note of KUDOS on Tuesday said think-tanks of fisheries sector from across the country including scientists, industrialists and farmers will gather at KUDOS on January 6 and 7 to attend a two day national seminar on ‘reorienting the strategies towards sustainable aquaculture and fisheries’, which will draft the reorientation strategies for a better fisheries model.

Quoting Dr K Riji John, Vice Chancellor of KUDOS, the press release said as many as 300 scientists, industrialists, farmers and fisheries department officials will participate in the strategy reorientation exercise.

KUDOS, being the first fisheries and ocean studies university in the country, has the responsibility to play a key role to reorient the Indian aquaculture scenario to newer directions by setting up a better state level model, which can multiply the income of the farming community in a sustainable way, the vice chancellor pointed out.

The seminar is organised to provide an ideal platform for researchers, academicians, farmers, industrialists and policy makers to take forward the concept of sustainability towards channelizing their activities in new directions, the press note added.


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