COTRA Project: ‘Collaborative Training in Fisheries and Aquaculture in East, Central and Southern Africa (COTRA)’

COTRA Project: The European Union is funding an initiative worth EUROS-      1,399,875 where the College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS) is working with regional and international universities to support graduate training in Fisheries. The initiative is titled, ‘Collaborative Training in Fisheries and Aquaculture in East, Central and Southern Africa (COTRA)’.

COTRA aims at achieving sustainable fisheries management and aquaculture resources that shall lead to increased fish production, enhanced food and nutritional security for improved livelihood and household revenue. Specifically, the project provides a platform to support the harmonisation and internationalisation of fisheries and aquaculture education programmes among African Universities.