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WISHH Partnership Offers 38 Ways for African Aquaculture Industry to Learn About Soy Feeds

WISHH is partnering with Aquaculture Africa Magazine (AAM) to deliver a series of free webinars and trainings for Africa’s aquaculture industry in March and April. The partnership includes 17 webinars, 17 feature sessions highlighting news and trends in Africa’s academic research institutions, and four dedicated training sessions that will include input from the WISHH team. The training topics are varied and cover issues such as farm management, fish health, and feed production. Aquaculture leaders from Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Angola, South Africa and Malawi are among the country representatives expected to participate.

WISHH’s partnership with AAM comes from a shared desire to provide high-quality, virtual training to Africa’s aquaculture industry even while COVID-19 travel restrictions are in place. AAM has successfully developed a strong network of aquaculture professionals over the past year, attracting approximately 500 participants to each of its webinars. Anyone is welcome to participate in the webinars; visit AAM’s Facebook page or below to register.

Photo caption: WISHH’s partnership with African Aquaculture Magazine (AAM) comes from a shared desire to provide high-quality, virtual training to Africa’s growing aquaculture industry even while COVID-19 travel restrictions are in place. Photo credit: AAM

04 March 2021 AAM Focus: Aquaculture at the Stellenbosch University.Register here

11 March 2021 Free Training: Introduction to Fish Health Management and Disease Control.Register here

18 March 2021 AAM Webinar: Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS) – Can it work for Africa?. Register here

08 April 2021 Free Training: Practical Aquaculture Feed Management.Register here

DateEventWhat’s it about?Register
04 March 2021: 15h00 Central African TimeAAM FOCUS: Stellenbosch University, South AfricaAn online presentation & discussion (30 min) to feature aquaculture research and training at this institution.  Click here
11 March 2021: 15h00 Central African TimeIntroduction to Fish Health Management and Disease ControlPart 1 of a four part free training series presented by Dr Jeff Turhune and Dr Brandon Spolander. Attendance certificates will be issued.  Click here
18 March 2021: 15h00 Central African TimeRecirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS) – Can it work for Africa?Flagship webinar with RAS expert Michael Timmons, yellowtail RAS farmer André Bok and others.  Click here
08 April 2021: 15h00 Central African TimePractical Aquaculture Feed ManagementPart 1 of a two part free training series presented by experts Karen Veverica and Harrison Karisa. Attendance certificates will be issued.  Click here

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