Activity 1: Initiation, preparation and coordination
The project has been finally approved and launched since September 1, 2005. All the partner
institutions of the project have signed the MoU with AARM, AIT in order to formalize the cooperation.
This project has played a pivotal role in establishing a network or a link among the higher education
institutions of Asia and Europe with the commitment of improving and standarzing the curricula and
delivering the quality of education in aquaculture and aquatic resourcesmanagement.
Activity 2: Workshop I: Inception workshop
The inception workshop was held on Dec 6-8, 2005 at AIT, Thailand. Based on the workshop
decision, following instructors (table below) have been selected to participate for the curriculum
development (CD) process and will attend workshop to be held in July from 9 to 21, 2006 at AIT.
Activity 3. Preparation for the Curriculum Development workshop:
Visit of Asian Partner Institutions by the Project Coordinator and the Project Manager: Our main
objective of the visit is to create awareness about the project and its necessity or the importance, its
objectives and the methodology. The other objective is to build rapport with the administration and
the instructors who have been selected for the curriculum development process. We also aim to
gather baseline information and feed back on the academic structure, curricula offered by each
institution, delivery methods, support facilities and teaching aids from various sources including
students and alumni.
Activity 4: Workshop: II: Curriculum Development (CD) Workshop:
Date organized: July 9 - 21, 2006
Venue: Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, Thailand
Main activities of the Curriculum Development Workshop:
During the CD workshop, all the selected instructors presented their existing curricula and then
received comments/feedback from other instructors as well as subject matter
experts/resource persons. The instructors revised their curricula and have returned back to
their respective institutions to teach the revised curricula or to test.
Activity 5: In-service support phase and case study development:
Experts from EU partner institutions and AIT will communicate with them and also pay visits to each
of the Asian partner institutions in order to provide extensive support or technical backstopping to
the selected instructors while they are using the new improved curricula.They will record the
problems, if any, faced while using the improved curricula and bring those comments and
suggestions for the finalization and production of the modules.
1. Visit to IAAS, Nepal: November 27 - December 1, 2006 and April 5- 10, 2007 All the trip report - available on shared space
2. Visit to RIA1, Hanoi, Vietnam: May 21 - 26, 2007
3. Visit to RUA, Phnom Penh, Cambodia - September 5-10, 2007
4. Visit to UAF, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: November 13-17, 2007
Activity 6: In-service support and case study development.. continued as above.
Activity 7: Reporting - has been done quarterly and annually
Activity 8: Modularization of the courses
The new and improved syllabi of all the partner institutions have been compiled in a single CD
Rom. A hard copy of which will be produced and distributed.
Activity 9: Final workshop III:
The final workshop was held during July 30-31, 2008 in Green Park Resort, Pataya, Chonburi,
Thailand in which almost all the instructors were present. A thorough discussion on the
activities were discussed and also reviewed critically what worked and what didn't work. At the
same time, potential new initiative or ideas were also discussed.
Activity 10: Preparation and dissemination of outputs
Activity 11: Final reporting - completed.
|1. IAAS, Nepal
Mr. Dilip Kumar Jha
Ms. Sunila Rai
Mr. Chudamani Pandey/Arbind Singh
Dr. N. R. Devkota
Dr. Madhav K. Shrestha
Hatchery Management and Seed Production
Aquaculture Systems, Water Quality Managmt.
|2. UAF, HCM, Vietnam:
Dr. Le Thanh Hung
Dr. Nguyen Huu Thinh
Dr. (Mrs.) Nguyen Phu Hoa
Dr. Vu Cam Luong
Dr. Nguyen Tuong Anh
Advanced in Nutrition and Feeding of Fish & Crustacean
Management of Environment for Aquaculture
Fish Health Management
Applied Endocrinology in Fish Breeding and Aquaculture
|3. RIA No. 1 - Hanoi, Vietnam
Dr. Nguyen Cong Dan
Ms. Phan Thi Van
Ms. Nguyen Thi Dieu Phuong
Mr. Mai Van Tai
Dr. PA Tuan & Mr. Tran Dinh Luan
Aquaculture Production Systems
Fish health management
Fish nutrition & Feeding
Water quality management
Fish breeding & hatchery management
|4. RUA, Cambodia
Mr. Chhouk Borin
Dr. Chhourn Chamnan
Dr. So Nam
Dr. Touch Visalsok//No Sophearith
Mr. Khov Kuong
Aquaculture Production Systems
Fish nutrition/fish breeding
Fish genetics and breeding
Post harvest of aquatic product/Water quality management
Coastal zone management/Fisheries Management with
special focus on freshwater