Aquaculture for Food Security, Poverty Alleviation and Nutrition

Partners - Chile

School of Marine Sciences, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso

The Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso was established in 1928, with academic offerings in the fields of business administration and economics, agricultural sciences, oceanographic sciences, art and architecture, natural and basic sciences, law, religion sciences, education, humanities and engineering. The university has received both public and private support, at the national and international levels. The staff of the School of Marine Sciences is currently comprised of 21 academicians, conducting research in the areas of aquaculture, fisheries biology and fish stock assessment, oceanography and geosciences, fisheries and aquaculture economics.

Key personnel

Professor Exequiel P. Gonzalez

Professor Exequiel P. Gonzalez, Director of the Master Programme in Aquatic Resources Management, Head of Fisheries Engineering Programme, has main areas of interest on sustainable development of fisheries and aquaculture with emphasis on small-scale activities, bio-economic modelling and socio-economic evaluation of fisheries and aquaculture activities and the performance of fisheries and aquaculture management policies and strategies. He has also conducted short training courses either face-to-face and via e-learning in Chile and other countries in Latin America in topics such as fishing gear selectivity, aquaculture production systems including, recirculation systems and filtration techniques.

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