Advanced White Shrimp Farming

09 - 15 December 2018

Advanced Shrimp Farming is one week long professional training program, which has been designed to address not only the lack of know-how and issues with farming practices but also to meet the specific needs and requirements for the development of this venture in the region. The program will cover the state of the art of farming practices, existing good practices, innovation and advanced technologies in farming and shrimp health care along with planning and management of environmental issues with shrimp farming. The overall content of this program will cover the following aspects/topics of shrimp farming:

  • Introduction on Shrimp Production in Thailand including experiences and policies related to shrimp/prawn culture development, extension and management
  • Pond Preparation
  • Water Quality Management
  • Shrimp Nutrition and Feed Management
  • Pond Bottom/Soil Management
  • Shrimp Health Management
  • Probiotics in Shrimp Farming
  • Biomimicry Systems for Shrimp Farming
  • Nursing of Shrimp PL (model of nursing phase in marquee, cage culture for PLs at nursing phase)
  • Grow-out pond/farm management
  • Planning and Management for Environmental Issues/Concerns (EIA, CoC, BMP etc.)

The technical sessions will be accompanied with field visit/trips to respective farms or research stations/laboratories of an academic institute. The actual duration of the complete training course is 6 Days. The course content will have 3 days of technical sessions followed by 2 days of field trip and 1 day for Way Forward plus Group Action Plan (GAP). The course will be taught by internationally renowned academicians (from AIT and partner institutes/organizations in Thailand), shrimp farming experts, researchers, professional trainers and practitioners.


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