Day 3                        AQUACULTURE FORUM

10:00am – 10:10am   Introduction and Welcoming

Bemnet Bekele, Secretary General, Ethiopian Aquaculture Association

Initial Presentations

10:10am – 10:25am   Aquaculture Development and Extension in Ethiopia

Mr Hussein Abegaz, Director of Fisheries Resources Development Directorate – Ministry of Agriculture

10:25am – 10:40am   Aquaculture Education and Training in Ethiopia

Dr Akewake Geremew, Assistant Professor, Addis Ababa University and President of Ethiopian Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Association

10:40am – 10:55am   Aquaculture Research and Applications in Ethiopia

Dr Aschalew Lakew, Manager of National Fisheries and Aquatic Life Research Center

10:50am – 11:05am   The Private Sector in Ethiopian Aquaculture

Dr Abebe Ameha Mengistu, Aquaculture Sector Coordinator, Ethiopia-Netherlands Trade for Agricultural Growth Programme and Agro-Ecosystems Development Consultant

11:05am – 12:00pm   Discussions