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World Fisheries Day 2013

On 21 Nov 2013 “World Fisheries Day-2013” was celebrated By Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University, Bidar in Collaboration with University of Agriculture and Horticultural Sciences, Shimoga and KVK, Chikkamagalur at Zonal Agricultural Research Station, Mudigere.  About 110 different stakeholders like academicians, extension workers, NGOs, farmers, press people, business people were present in the function. Dr. Gangadhara Gowda, Professor and Head, Dept. of AEM, College of Fisheries inaugurated the program. Dr. Shivakumar Magada, Professor of Aquatic Biology was the chief guest and said that ‘Future threat to the human kind is not diseases, not war; it is sheer crush humanity and hunger’. Hunger will become a biological base for all worlds’ problems and aquaculture can be a solution’. However, without competing for the good resources, aquaculture can be taken up in waterlogged, D-class lands; there lies 9.0 mh in India he added. Dr. Rangaswamy, Associate Director of Research, Zonal Agricultural Research Station, Mudigere presided over the function. Mr. Swamy, Associate Professor, Dr. D. Madaiah, Associate Director of Extension, Dr. Sumathi, Program Coordinator, KVK, Chikkamagalur were present. Farmer-Scientists interaction was there after the program. All the participants were taken to Krishi Pandith Sri. Naresh farm at Hanbal.