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Current Aquaculture, Fisheries Practices and Innovations Disscussed at Malawi Conference

31 January 2013

MALAWI - In support of the Malawi Growth and Development Strategy (MGDS), Bunda College (Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources-LUANAR) in partnership with NEPAD (Through the NEPAD Regional Fish Node at Bunda), Department of Fisheries, National Commission of Science and Technology (NCST) will this year host a National conference on Aquaculture and Fisheries in Malawi.

This national conference will thus provide a platform where all players ranging from policy makers, research institutions and implementing agencies engage in discussions and learn on the initiatives being undertaken within the sector.

The conference will bring together over 120 international and national delegates to share experiences/lessons learnt and technologies developed.

Interested individuals are required to submit papers, posters/exhibitions to be presented during the conference. The papers will be reviewed and be part of the conference proceedings and outstanding papers will published in special issue of Malawi Journal of Aquaculture and Fisheries (MJAF) hosted by the Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries Science at Bunda College, Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Papers should be submitted to by 13 February, 2013.

THEME: “Aquaculture & Fisheries For Socio-Economic Growth In Malawi: Current Practices And Innovations”
VENUE: Sun ‘n’ Sand Holiday Resort, Mangochi, Malawi
DATES: 6 to 8 March 2013

The Conference will be officially opened by the Minister responsible for Agriculture and Food Security.

For more information contact the local organizing committee secretariat; NEPAD Regional Fish Node, Bunda College, P.O Box 219, Lilongwe. E-mail;,

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