2nd National Aquaculture Extension Workshop/Conference

Project

Description

This second Workshop/Conference for Extension was chaired by Donald Webster.

Objectives:

  1. Learn successful approaches to problem-solving through case studies that can be replicated in other states, i.e., lessons learned.
  2. Demonstrate and conduct hands-on experience with state-of-the-art computer applications for improving delivery of extension programs.
  3. Identify national extension priorities and critical issues with development of corresponding action plans for implementation.
  4. Identify potential interregional extension projects, such as curriculum development or national decision-support databases.
  5. Share educational materials and programs in addition to expertise.
  6. Strengthen regional and national communication networks to improve services to customers.
  7. Examine successful extension components and outcomes to RAC research projects and develop approaches to improve integration across RACs nationwide.
  8. Develop a collective strategy to define extension’s role in measuring impacts of RAC projects and collaboration with others in academia and the private sector.
  9. Strengthen communication networks to leverage resources and talent-sharing.
  10. Improve business management skills related to aquaculture and enhance knowledge concerning marketing aspects of aquatic products.
  11. Develop a method to evaluate the impact and accomplishments associated with the conference after one year (1998).

Participants:

Principal Investigator(s)/Institution Objectives Funding
Donald W. Webster (U. of Maryland) 1-11 $3,700
 

Total

$3,700

Project Number: 2

Duration: 
12/01/1996 to 11/30/1997
Award Amount: 
$3,700.00
Award Number: 
95-38500-1410
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