24 March 2022, Chennai: The ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture, Chennai in collaboration with the University of Southampton, United Kingdom and The Pirbright Institute, United Kingdom organized the two-day Webshop on “Diversifying Crustacean Culture: Developing Future Climate-Resilience” from 22nd to 23rd March, 2022.
Inaugurating the Webshop, Dr. K.P. Jithendran, Director, ICAR-CIBA, Chennai stressed on the importance of understanding the biology of shrimp species in accordance with the climate change and adaptations for the transformation of shrimp farming in the country.
Prof. Chris Hauton, University of Southampton, U.K. & International PI provided the genesis and perspective of the Project.
Dr. K. Ambasankar, Principal Scientist & Principal Investigator from the Indian side of the Project underlined the impacts of climate change and its current relevance to the crustacean farming in India and the wider Asia.
About 100 participants from Shrimp Farming Regions in the country along with the participants from U.K., Norway, Saudi Arabia, Bangladesh and Indonesia participated in the Webshop.