A One-Month Training Programme with Two Students from Cochin University, India

A One-Month Training Programme with Two Students from Cochin University, India

Sariga and Anju, two Students from Cochin University, Kerala, India,  took part in a  one-month training program from 14th May until 14th June, at the LINI LATC, desa Les, North Bali. This training programme aimed to teach them on-site about marine ornamental fish aquaculture, coral reef restoration, and fish identification techniques.

 

The LINI LATC programme is responding directly to the need to reduce the destruction of Indonesia’s globally important coral reefs. Through this training programme, the students were given an opportunity for work experience in various aspects of marine conservation, reef restoration, aquaculture, and sustainable fishery management.

 

 “LINI was a practical experience for me in marine ornamental fisheries. I was also able to acquire a greater in-depth knowledge about LINI and its activities. The role played by LINI in helping the livelihoods of fishermen in les village is highly admirable” Said Sariga.

 

“This one-month training programme helped me to learn about the possibilities of non-destructive fishing practices in the ornamental fish trade, various marine fisheries conservation activities, community empowerment, marine aquaculture, and the need for sustainable trade practices. I can recommend this program for all research scholars working in the field of fisheries management. This programme will greatly enable you to change your outlook towards the ornamental fish industry and also help you to develop various skills that will help to focus your future research”  said Anju.

Marine Conservation Training at the LATC

Marine Conservation Training at the LATC

On 7th and 14th January 2017, a training of trainers session was held at the LINI Aquaculture and Training Centre (LATC), focusing on marine conservation education. Eleven teachers from SD 5 (Primary school) at Les village attended the training. The teachers learned about environmental issues and conservation efforts being implemented in the village and surrounding areas. The teachers also had first-hand experience to observe the aquaculture activities at the Centre. The next step is for the teachers to utilize their new knowledge to teach the pupils from SD 5, and bring them to the Centre to learn about marine conservation.

Contribute US$ 50

Contribute US$ 50

A donation of US$ 50 will allow one woman to attend one month training in aquaculture aspects.


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