Research title
Capacity Building in Fisheries and Aquaculture Education in the Kyrgyz Republic

Research timeline
1.3.2017 -

Keywords
agriculture, aquaculture, Education, fisheries, Rural Development

Region
Asia

Countries
FINLAND, KYRGYZSTAN

Institution
University of Eastern Finland
Biological and Environmental Sciences
Kuopio, Finland

Type of project
Research, Development and Innovation, Capacity building project

Funding instrument
Ministry for Foreign Affairs (ICI, HEI-ICI, N-S-S)

Head of research
Roseanna Avento

Research team
Professor Raine Kortert, Professor Sari Havu-Nuutinen, University Lecturer Liisa Nurminen, Project Researcher Sofiia Nishaeva

Partners
Kyrgyz National Agrarian University

Contact information
Roseanna Avento
0403553828
roseanna.avento@uef.fi
http://www.uef.fi/web/fishedu

Record last updated
2.10.2017

Research summary

The collaboration between UEF and KNAU aims to provide an enabling environment for teaching fisheries and aquaculture, at both vocational and bachelor level, by training of trainers, developing teaching and study material and developing the teaching infrastructure at KNAU.

The main activities of FishEDU are:

1) training of trainers on fisheries and aquaculture subjects and pedagogics

2) piloting of courses in two newly developed curricula and development of course material

3) establishment of an aquaculture demonstration and training centre and an e-library.