A delegation from the Hawassa University, Ethiopia visited ICAR-Central institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin, Kerala, India on 29 May 2018. The five member delegation was led by the President, AtoAyanoBeraso Hula. The members interacted with the Director ICAR-CIFT Dr. Ravishankar, C.N. and other senior personnel and discussed about mutually beneficial collaborative areas of work. The President told that the University had started a Master’s Programme in Fisheries and there was need to develop capacities and infrastructure for the same. There was ample scope for fisheries which was at present a small scale and mainly for household consumption and there was immense potential through its vast inland freshwater resources like lakes and rivers. The delegation later visited the laboratories and facilities of the Institute and had discussions with the scientists on technologies developed by CIFT and their uses for the sector.
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