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Overall objectives

To develop and put in place technical procedures, environmental friendly aquaculture practices, and societal protocol to ensure sustainable aquaculture industry that is capable of supplying resources for generations to come.

Specific objectives

To develop and put in place technical procedures, environmental friendly aquaculture practices, and societal protocol to ensure sustainable aquaculture industry that is capable of supplying resources for generations to come.

Objective 1

Establish a working model for sustainable aquaculture farming by utilizing wastewater and bottom sediment to produce profitable aquatic products, and protect the environment.

Indicators

  1. Waste recycling system for aquaculture farm developed
  2. Surrounding environmental/water quality improved/rehabilitated

Objective 2

Bioprospecting of high value microalgae species with high lipids and protein contents

 

Indicators

Selected high quality microalgal species

Objective 3

Develop large-scale microalgae production system utilizing aquaculture waste water

 

Indicators

Large scale microalgae production system developed

Objective 4

Develop large-scale highly nutritious microalgae bioencapsulated zooplankton production system

 

Indicators

  1. High quality bioencapsulated zooplankton as feed for aquaculture species produced
  2. Large scale zooplankton production system developed

Objective 5

Application of microalgae for improvement of aquaculture industry using molecular biotechnology

 

Indicators

Novel aquaculture techniques and products (e.g. vaccines, probiotics)

Objective 6

Development of value-added products from microalgae

 

Indicators

Products developed:

  • Anticancer
  • Anti-bacteria
  • Food supplements for human consumption – anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory.

Objective 7

Establish best-practice aquaculture farming community utilizing effective recycling technology

 

Indicators

Aquaculture farms adopted the recycling technology

Economic contributions of the project

Sustainable aquaculture industry

  1. Improve income of aquaculture farmers
  2. Novel technology of high value microalgae production developed
  3. New culture methods by using soil extracted media established
  4. High value indigenous microalgae strains isolated