Departmental Reports


Title:

PROGRESS REPORT ON FISHERIES DEVELOPMENT IN NORTHEAST BRAZIL



Author(s):

Lovshin, Leonard



Date: 1977



Funding Agency: USAID



Keywords: brazil, aquaculture, research, development, international



Category: International Country Report



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Summary/Recommendations/Objectives:

Auburn University has been involved in improving the

freshwater
fisheries resources in Northeast Brazil since 1966

when various staff
members participated in short-term work

programs in that
country. Since 1969, the University has

provided technical assistance in the form of resident advisors

to the Brazilian
federal agency, DNOCS, in fish culture,

reservoir
management, and fish culture extension. The

author arrived in
Fortaleza, Ceara, in June 1972 and has

been the fish
culture advisory specialist since that date.

This report deals with the pertinent activities related to fish

culture within the
Centro de Pesquisas Ictiologicas during the

period July l , 1975-
December 31, 1976. Past developments

in fisheries and
fish culture in the Northeast of Brazil can be

found in previous progress reports.

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