Departmental Reports


Title:

THE INTERNATIONAL CENTER for AQUACULTURE - ANNUAL REPORT



Author(s):

International Center for Aquaculture - Auburn University



Date: 1971



Funding Agency: USDAI



Keywords: international, aquaculture, development, fisheries



Category: International Annual Report



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Summary/Recommendations/Objectives:

The International Center for Aquaculture was established

June 25, 1970, at the Auburn University Agricultural

Experiment Station, under authority contained in

Section 211 (d) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961.

The grant ( AID/csd 2780) was for the purpose of implementing

the project 'To Strengthen Specialized Competency

in Aquaculture," under the agreement signed

June 25, 1970 by Dr. John H. Hannah for US AID and

President Harry M. Philpott for Auburn University.

The following objectives were considered of primary

importance in strengthening the competence of the

Center.

1. To add experts in selected fields to the faculty.

2. To develop a library of world-wide literature on

aquaculture and more effective methods for disemination of this information.3. To provide educational opportunities in aquaculture

for personnel of AID and other governmental

agencies and private foundations, for students

interested in international development, and for

foreign participant training.

4. To develop a worldwide collection of data on food

fishes and other aquatic organisms that appear

suitable for culture.


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