Aquaculture & Livelihoods

Aquaculture & Livelihoods


Transfer of advanced technologies in aquaculture for fish seed production at local level leading to higher yield. Constituting and engaging Farmers’ Interest Groups (FIGs) for adoption of technologies, fish seed production, organised marketing and entrepreneurship development. Introduction of value added fish product development through women (SHGs). Establishment of STRC Aqua One Centre as one-stop shop for local fish farmers.

CURRENT FOCUS

  • Facilitation of advanced aquaculture through training and capacity to enable communities to adopt new technologies and establishment of “Aqua One Centre” as one stop shop for technology solution and extension at STRC.

  • Aquaculture for Sustainable Income Generation: Acting as a catalyst for economic growth by combining fisheries technology marketing commercialization, and supply chain management, business support and entrepreneurship development.

  • Institutionalizing Fish Farmers Interest Group (FIGs): as community based institution for creating informal network amongst the quality seed producers and fish farmers.

  • Value Addition in Fish : Training and capacity building for production and marketing of value added products. through women self-help groups.

PROJECTS

STRC MAFSU Collaborative Project Phase I

STRC MAFSU Collaborative Project Phase II

Integrated Fish Farming (IFF)

Ornamental Fish Rearing Unit (OFRU)

Aqua One Centre (AOC)