A Global Introduction to IMTA certificate
Integrated multi-trophic aquaculture (IMTA)
is the integration of fish farming and aquatic plant farming. Using IMTA
production techniques, uneaten feed and waste from one species can be converted
into feed, fertilizers, and energy for another species.
This short introduction to a complex subject is now available from a global expert - Professor Thierry Chopin of the University of New Brunswick, Canada.
By attending this course you will gain access to the SEA IMTA community space which will also feature webinars, further reading material and discounts to partner events.
Requirements for these course
A passion for the blue environment
An open mind to the potential of diversified aquaculture.
An interest to contribute to the IMTA community space in SEA.
Professor Thierry Chopin
Thierry was, from 2010 to 2017, the Scientific Director of the Canadian Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture Network (CIMTAN), an interdisciplinary strategic network of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).
Thierry is a past President of the Aquaculture Association of Canada, the Phycological Society of America and the International Seaweed Association (of which he was also Secretary General for 6 years). Thierry is an advisor to the International Foundation for Science and a member of the Editorial Boards of six journals and one professional magazine. He is also a columnist with International Aquafeed.