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June 13, 2021

Fisheries board organises training

 
June 13, 2021

ISLAMABAD: The Fisheries Development Board, Ministry of National Food Security and Research has organised a 10 days “Training of trainer” programme in Cage Culture Cluster Development project under the Prime Minister’s National Agriculture Emergency Programme from June 10 to 19, 2021 at the conference hall of Fisheries Research Program, NARC.

The participants of the training includes the public and private sector representatives from Punjab, Sindh, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan, Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.

Dr Safia Mushtaq, project director, briefed during the inauguration session that this is a first step to develop “Master Trainers” who will impart trainings to 1200 fish cage farmers, hatchery operators, investors in aquaculture business and labour force for aquaculture enterprises.

The training includes orientation session, curriculum development, course standardisation, introduction to modern delivery methods and demonstration at farms, etc.

The Fisheries Development Board has a plan to develop skilled human resource for the promotion of cage culture and shrimp farming to increase fish production, economic uplift and poverty elevation.