Wednesday, August 13, 2014



"Towards sustainable utilization of aquacultue and inland capture fisheries"

The KIFI Science Forum took place at Kamutjonga Inland Fisheries Institute. It was well attended by Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR) officials, scientists and stakeholders involved with Inland Fisheries research on the Zambezi, Kavango, Kunene and Orange river drainage systems as well as aquaculture practitioners in Namibia.

Participants were welcomed by the Permanent Secretary( MFMR), Ms. Ulitala Hiveluah. The Honourable Chief Samuel Ankama, Deputy Minister for the MFMR officially opened the forum. Dr.Olaf Weyl from SAIAB delivered the key note address on "Transferring research results into management" 

A total of 39 presentations were presented by several speakers over the 3 day period. All the presentations and photos will be uploaded soon.

The Science Forum Programme and some of the presentations with authors concent are available at:

Request for other presentations on the programme at:

Ms. Ulitala Hiveluah, PS of the MFMR welcoming participants to the KIFI Sciecce Forum
Honourable Chief Ankama, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources officially opening the
KIFI Science Forum
Dr.Olaf Weyl from SAIAB delivered the key note address on "Transferring research results into management" 
Some of the participants attending the forum

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