Aquaculture Service, Fisheries & Aquaculture Dept, Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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  • Global, regional and national biosecurity governance based on normative and field programmes
  • Aquatic animal disease investigations
  • Organization of expert consultations/workshops on many aspect of aquatic animal health and aquatic biosecurity issues
Globally recogniized experts on aquaculture development and aquatic animal health (aquatic animal health professionals but non-veterinarians), including an Assistant Director General of the Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture who is a veterinarian (with expertise on fish disease); resource expert or plenary speaker to major regional and international conferences; possibility to also interact with veterinary officers of the Animal Health group of FAO.
Institutional library; web-based information system
Student is expected to report daily during the internship to FAO and short discussions and wrap-up of activities completed and continuing; a weekly progress reporting and evaluation of weekly experience and possibly a seminar to the presented to the Department at the end of the internship period.
Student can participate in the daily 15 min global disease (including aquatic diseases) tracking seminar (from 08.45-09.00 hrs) organized by the Animal Health group of FAO. Depending on interest and availability, individual sessions can be arranged once the programme has been finalised.
No student housing is available but it might be possible to arrange for a similar alternative
Aquaculture Service, Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
00153, Rome, ITALY
+39 0657054843
+39 0657053020
Melba [dot] Reantaso [at] fao [dot] org
Dr. Melba B. Reantaso
Updated: 01/24/12