CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT

CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT

“Aquaculture & Fisheries for Socio-Economic Growth”

A National Conference on Aquaculture and Fisheries in Malawi

In support of the Malawi Growth and Development Strategy (MGDS), Bunda College (Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources-LUANAR) in partnership with NEPAD (Through the NEPAD Regional Fish Node at Bunda), Department of Fisheries, National Commission of Science and Technology (NCST) will this year host a National conference on Aquaculture and Fisheries in Malawi. This national conference will thus provide a platform where all players ranging from policy makers, research institutions and implementing agencies engage in discussions and learn on the initiatives being undertaken within the sector.

The conference will bring together over 120 international and national delegates to share experiences/lessons learnt and technologies developed.

Interested individuals are required to submit papers, posters/exhibitionsto be presented during the conference. The papers will be reviewed and be part of the conference proceedings and outstanding papers will published in special issue of Malawi Journal of Aquaculture and Fisheries (MJAF) hosted by the Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries Science at Bunda College, Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Papers should be submitted tosec@nepadsanbiofishnode.org by 13th February, 2013.

THEME: “Aquaculture & Fisheries For Socio-Economic Growth In Malawi: Current Practices And Innovations”
VENUE:  Sun ‘n’ Sand Holiday Resort, Mangochi, Malawi
DATES:  6th to 8th March 2013

The Conference will be officially opened by the Minister responsible for Agriculture and Food Security.

For more information contact the local organizing committee secretariat; NEPAD Regional Fish Node, Bunda College, P.O Box 219, Lilongwe. E-mail;fishnode@yahoo.com, sec@nepadsanbiofishnode.org ekaunda@yahoo.com kavalom@yahoo.com

Phone: Professor E. Kaunda, +265999 510796,
Mercy Kavalo,  +265111 737102

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Source:  http://www.nepadsanbiofishnode.org/Opportunities.php

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