Improving Food Security The Role of Fisheries  Education and Training
 
 
Introduction <ul><li>International education  – is not just foreign students to Canada, or Canadian students to oversea s ...
Session Objectives <ul><li>Address conference Track P (projects). Few presentations.  </li></ul><ul><li>Summarize contribu...
MUN….. why fisheries? <ul><li>ECONOMY - historically fisheries/marine </li></ul><ul><li>EXPERTISE - resulting in expertise...
Common Partnership Themes <ul><li>EDUCATION-TRAINING </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate education- at MUN and in-country  </li></u...
MUN partnerships in Africa <ul><li>Zanzibar, Tanzania  - University of Dar es Salaam, Institute of Marine Science  “Fisher...
MI partnerships in Africa <ul><li>Malawi -  Malawi College of Fisheries-DoF,  “Sustainable Fisheries for Food Security” </...
Issues and Partnerships in East Africa, Presenters: <ul><li>Dr Rashid Tamatamah , PhD Waterloo,  Head, Department of Fishe...
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Improving Food Security in Africa Through Fisheries Education and Training

  1. 1. Improving Food Security The Role of Fisheries Education and Training
  2. 4. Introduction <ul><li>International education – is not just foreign students to Canada, or Canadian students to oversea s </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge and Skills Transfer - Canadian personnel help in development of DC institutions and personnel, including to improve socio-economic conditions </li></ul><ul><li>Internationalization - students and faculty benefit from international experiences (research, curriculum, community development etc). </li></ul>
  3. 5. Session Objectives <ul><li>Address conference Track P (projects). Few presentations. </li></ul><ul><li>Summarize contribution of MUN to DC poverty reduction/food security through fisheries education/training </li></ul><ul><li>Concentrate on East Africa through DC presenters </li></ul>
  4. 6. MUN….. why fisheries? <ul><li>ECONOMY - historically fisheries/marine </li></ul><ul><li>EXPERTISE - resulting in expertise, programs and technology at MUN (including its Marine Institute) </li></ul><ul><li>COMMONALITY - development issues understood. NF once a ‘have-not’ province with similar fisheries/marine related issues. </li></ul>
  5. 7. Common Partnership Themes <ul><li>EDUCATION-TRAINING </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate education- at MUN and in-country </li></ul><ul><li>Short courses- practical skills/knowledge transfer </li></ul><ul><li>AWARENESS RAISING </li></ul><ul><li>In the community: government, coastal peoples, schoools </li></ul><ul><li>Improved communications: locally-developed medi a transfers information between stakeholders </li></ul><ul><li>GENDER </li></ul><ul><li>Specific women and children initiatives </li></ul>
  6. 8. MUN partnerships in Africa <ul><li>Zanzibar, Tanzania - University of Dar es Salaam, Institute of Marine Science “Fisheries Extension Resource Unit Development” </li></ul><ul><li>Kenya - Moi University, “Fisheries Curricula and Rural Development” </li></ul><ul><li>Tanzania - University of Dar es Salaam, “ Sustaining Coastal Communities ” </li></ul><ul><li>Kenya - Moi University, “ Sustaining Aquatic Resources for Food and Income ” </li></ul>
  7. 9. MI partnerships in Africa <ul><li>Malawi - Malawi College of Fisheries-DoF, “Sustainable Fisheries for Food Security” </li></ul><ul><li>Malawi - Bunda College of Agriculture, University of Malawi, “Regional Aquaculture Development ” </li></ul><ul><li>Mozambique - National Institute for the Development of Small Scale Fisheries, “Poverty Reduction through Fisheries” </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate Internships- Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, South Africa, Cameroon </li></ul>
  8. 10. Issues and Partnerships in East Africa, Presenters: <ul><li>Dr Rashid Tamatamah , PhD Waterloo, Head, Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, UDSM, TNZ. </li></ul><ul><li>Dr Mucai Muchiri , PhD Leicester, Principal, Central Kenya Campus, Moi University, Kenya </li></ul>
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