Aquaculture development

NARDTC offers support to extension services for rapid and sustainable development of aquaculture in the country. These services include: Farmers field days where farming demonstrations are done Certification and authentication...


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Collaboration in Aquaculture

NARDTC collaborates with national, regional and international institutions to carry out its mandates


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Education

The Centre is a hub of aquaculture knowledge to all ages of Kenyan and non Kenyan citizens. It offers simple lectures and demonstrations to Nursery, Primary and Secondary school going...


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Research

NARDTC carries out demand-driven research to address challenges across the aquaculture value chain


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Training

NARDTC offers regular tailor-made courses for hatchery managers, feed manufacturers, fish processors and farm managers to produce competent workers across the aquaculture value chain.


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Training

 

 

NARDTC offers regular tailor-made courses for hatchery managers, feed manufacturers, fish processors and farm managers to produce competent workers across the aquaculture value chain. 

NARDTC has a structured curriculum for training of various aspects across the aquaculture value chain (AVC). The training lectures and demonstrations are carried out within the Centre facilities. The Centre has well equipped laboratories and lecture halls. A newly constructed hostel for visiting resident trainees has a capacity of 48 persons at ago. The hostel is equipped with cafeteria, internet services, reading tables and laundry services. Tailor made courses are also offered on request by farmers. Among the areas emphasized during training include

• Site selection, Pond design and construction
• Seed selection and stocking
• General fish farm management
• Fish diseases and diseases control
• Fish nutrition
• Fish genetics
• Culture systems
• Water quality
• Fish handling and transportation
• Value addition and post harvest losses
• Aquaculture economics