The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) located in Thailand is offering a Commercial Tilapia Hatchery & Grow-out Techniques Course on January 14-26, 2013.
This course includes a 2-hr lecture each day followed by 3-4 hrs hands-on practice on producing millions of high quality tilapia fry and table fish. In addition, it gives a lot of ideas about where and how tilapia farming can be applied. This course is suitable for those who want to start tilapia business / farm immediately or who want to provide consultancy to others.
Lecture 1: AIT Hatchery Technology
Lecture 2: Fisheries / Aquaculture: Global Perspective
Lecture 3: Tilapia Farming: Status and Trends Worldwide
Lecture 4: Farm / Hatchery Design and Layout
Lecture 5: Tilapia Grow-out Systems
Lecture 6: Water Quality Monitoring and Management
Lecture 7: Feeds & Feeding Management
Lecture 8: Economics and Marketing
Lecture 9: Health Management & Bio-security
Lecture 10: Fish Processing, Food Quality & Safety
Lecture 11: Tilapia Hatchery / Farm Business Plan
Practicals: Brood preparation, harvest, cleaning, weighing, incubation, MT feed preparation, feeding, nursing, grading, conditioning, packing & selling
For more information see: http://www.aarm-asialink.info/Training.html
Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has produced over 500 graduates (MSc & PhD) in the field of aquaculture / fisheries, and trained over 1,000 government officials and private company managers / entrepreneurs from Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Laos, Malaysia, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam and several others from African, American, Australian and European countries. The short-term training courses offered by AIT help up-date knowledge on recent developments in the field and provide opportunities to acquire specific skills. A wide range of training courses are taught by the experts in the field of Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources Management and also external resource persons.