Workshop on Scientific Validation of Fisheries ITKs and Strategizing Dissemination of Deliverables held

A workshop on “Scientific validation of Fisheries ITKs and Strategizing Dissemination of Deliverables” was organized by ICAR- Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin on 2nd March, 2017 as part of the ESSO-INCOIS project on ‘Documenting and analyzing ITKs in fisheries’ that is jointly being implemented by ICAR-CIFT, Cochin and Vijnana Bharati, New Delhi. Fishermen resource person described traditional ways of fish identification and fishing practices. This was followed by interaction with scientist form CSIR-NIO, Cochin, ICAR-CIFT, COachin and ICAR-CMFRI, Cochin on the topic. Dr.K R Muraleedharan from CISR-NIO, Dr. Nikita Gopal , Dr. T V Sankar, Dr. Leela Edwin, Dr. Saly N.Thomas, Dr. K K asha and Dr. J Bindu from ICAR-CIFT, Dr. PS Swathilekshmi from ICAR-CMFRI and Mr. Vivekanada Pai, Vijnana Bharti participated in the deliberations. Experts from media, Mr.V Unnikrishnan, Mr.Manish Narayanan, Mr.Abhilash, Mr.Saj Kurien and Mr. Socrates Vallath gave insights into how the scientific information can be made into forms that is understandable to the common reader and viewer.

Source: MPEDA

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