• Aquaculture and Fisheries Economics course imparts knowledge and skills that would enable students run their enterprises based on sound economic principles. For Fisheries and Aquaculture to contribute significantly to food security and poverty alleviation, there is need to pursue aquaculture and fisheries as business entities. This calls for students to have a clear understanding of the production and marketing concepts. An understanding of how effective and efficient production and marketing systems are run will help the stakeholders diagnose economic problems in fisheries and aquaculture for sound decision making.

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  • This course is designed to enhance your knowledge and skills of fish bioenergetics. It will also enhance, amongst you, wide-ranging professional competencies in the theory and practice of fish bioenergetics; and in the designs, development and application of bioenergetics models that are applicable to aquaculture development, fisheries management and other allied fields of biological science.

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  • This course covers key aspects of aquaculture production systems: site selection, topographic features, and operation of ponds, cages, net pens, tanks and raceways. Engineering principles and design and operation of key systems and components such as water supply systems, pumps, aeration systems, design and constructions of pond, tank and cage, raceways and filtration of aquaculture waste are covered.

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  • The aim of this course is to enhance students’ knowledge in genetic and molecular biology principles for application to aquaculture and fisheries.

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