December 2018: William Leschen and Martin Haines carried out an initial scoping study visit to Zambia as part of a Norwegian/WorldFish Center WFC funded project to develop new curricula for two aquaculture vocational colleges NRDC and Kasaka in Zambia.
Institute of Aquaculture PhD student Wasseem Emam doing his field work in the Nile delta as part of the Newton British Council Funded BOLTI project. His PhD is investigating 'Different aspects on the welfare of farmed tilapia in Egypt'. The project is also working with the Faculty of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences of Kafr El Sheik University and WorldFish Center Abassa in partnership.
Professor Dave Little, alongside colleagues from the Wageningen University and Research, Michigan State University and Nangyang Technical University Singapore have published an introductory paper, ‘Emerging trends in aquaculture value chain research’, to a special issue of the journal Aquaculture on the same theme. See here video with Prof Simon Bush describing the background behind this new special edition on global value chains
Highlands & Islands Enterprise recently commissioned an update supplement to our 2014 “Review of Recirculation Aquaculture Technologies and their Commercial Application” which is now available via their website. It documents the increasing investment in RAS and implications for the Scottish aquaculture industry.
We are looking to recruit a PhD student: Value Chain and Sustainability Assessments of European Aquaculture Value Chains.