Dr. Hillary Egna, Director http://pdacrsp.oregonstate.edu/afcrsp/. Oct 1, 2006- Sep 30, 2011. Oregon State University awarded $8.9-million grant to support aquaculture and fisheries worldwide through the AquaFish CRSP Represents a 50% cut to aquaculture research previously done in ACRSP.
Goal - “…create global partnerships that develop sustainable solutions in aquaculture and fisheries for improving health, building wealth, conserving natural environments for future generations and strengthening poorer societies ability to self-govern”
Fill Gap-areas in portfolio: possibly 1-2 new projects
Africa focus (IEHA countries)
2 Possible “gap” Themes:
Enhanced Trade Opportunities for Global Fishery Markets
Food Safety & Value-Added Product Development
All 10 topic areas but special emphasis on several “gap” topics, including (in priority order):
Improved Health and Nutrition, Food Quality, and Food Safety
Watershed & Integrated Coastal Zone Management
Quality Seedstock Development
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Program activities are funded by Grant No. EPP-A-00-06-00012-00 from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and by participating US and Host Country institutions.
Hillary Egna, Director
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AquaFish CRSP email address