28th May 2018, Mumbai
A delegation of five members from Hawassa University(HU), Hawassa, Ethiopia led by Mr. AyanoBeraso Hula, President, HU,visited ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai today to seek mutual cooperationin the areas of collaborative research and education. The delegation includes Prof. P. Natarajan, Professor, Aquatic Sciences and Aquaculture, Department of Biology, Dr. ZufanBedewi, Head of Department of Biology and Mr. KassayeBalkew, Lecturer in Aquaculture.
Dr. Gopal Krishna, Director& Vice-Chancellor, CIFE welcomed the delegates and appreciated their interest for collaboration in the areas of research and education.
Mr.AyanoBarsoHula, in his opening remarksurged for collaboration with CIFE in specialized areas for upgradation of their faculty and students through sandwich Ph.D. programs.
A draft MoU was exchanged between the two Universities to strengthen research efforts of both organizations in various areas for benefitting researchers, students and other stakeholders.
The delegation also visited labs and facilities of CIFE.
Scientists and officials of CIFE were also present on the occasion.
(Source: ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai)