FishEDU is a partnership project run by the University of Eastern Finland and the Kyrgyz National Agrarian University named after K.I. Skryabin, aiming at building capacity in fisheries and aquaculture education in the Kyrgyz Republic.
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs
The collaboration between UEF and KNAU aims to provide an enabling environment for teaching fisheries and aquaculture, at both vocational and bachelor level, by training of trainers, developing teaching and study material and developing the teaching infrastructure at KNAU.
The main activities of FishEDU are:
- training of trainers on fisheries and aquaculture subjects and pedagogics
- piloting of courses in two newly developed curricula and development of course material
- establishment of an aquaculture demonstration fish farm, resource centre and e-library and support facilities
FishEDU is funded by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland through the HEI ICI (Higher Education Institutions Institutional Coopearation Instrument) programme administered by the Finnish National Agency for Education.
The main collaborating partners are: the UN World Food Programme, the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation, the Natural Resource Institute Finland, the Department of Fisheries at the Ministry of Agriculture of the Kyrgyz Republic, Aqua Service Ltd. , Stimulator Ltd. and RaisioAqua Ltd.
Group members - UEF
Roseanna Avento Global Development Manager , Development Services, International Development Service
Raine Kortet Professor , Faculty of Science and Forestry, Department of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Oksana Skaldina Postdoctoral researcher
Sofiia Nishaeva Project Researcher, PhD student
COLLABORATION - UEF
Publications by the research group members
From farm to fork : a guide to Finnish food safety and quality management Avento, Roseanna; Wright, Atte von (ed.) . 2020. From farm to fork : a guide to Finnish food safety and quality management. Itä-Suomen yliopisto. Publications of the university of eastern finland. general series 34. 2020
Ot fermy do vilki : rukovodstvo po upravleniu bezopastnost'u i kacestvom pisevoj produkcii v Finlandii Avento, Roseanna; Wright, Atte von (ed.) . 2020. Ot fermy do vilki : rukovodstvo po upravleniu bezopastnost'u i kacestvom pisevoj produkcii v Finlandii. Itä-Suomen yliopisto. Publications of the university of eastern finland. general series 35. 2020
Fishing for curricula reform Avento, Roseanna; Bruun, Alva; Nurgaziev, Mairambek. 2017. Fishing for curricula reform EAIE Forum Winter 2017: 18 - 20. 2017
Kirgisian kalatalous on kohentumassa Avento Roseanna. 2014. Kirgisian kalatalous on kohentumassa. KEHITTYVÄ ELINTARVIKE 2014 6: 19. 2014
GUIDE TO SMALL SCALE TROUT PROCESSING METHODS Hoitsy György, Woynarovich Andras, Moth-Poulsen Thomas, Avento Roseanna (ed.) . 2012. GUIDE TO SMALL SCALE TROUT PROCESSING METHODS. FAO. FAO Technical Paper. 2012