Presentation on theme: "1 Amazon Basin Projects Overview Key Accomplishments and Success Stories Chris Kohler, Sue Kohler, Rebecca Lochmann, Konrad Dabrowski, William Camargo,"— Presentation transcript:
1 Amazon Basin Projects Overview Key Accomplishments and Success Stories Chris Kohler, Sue Kohler, Rebecca Lochmann, Konrad Dabrowski, William Camargo, Luis Campos, Maria Celia Portella Chris Kohler, Sue Kohler, Rebecca Lochmann, Konrad Dabrowski, William Camargo, Luis Campos, Maria Celia Portella. Southern Illinois University Carbondale Fisheries and Illinois Aquaculture Center
2 Funding for this research was provided by the Pond Dynamics/Aquaculture Collaborative Research Support Program (PD/A CRSP) The PD/A CRSP is funded in part by USAID and by participating institutions.
3 Amazon Basin Site Team Christopher C. Kohler: Project Director, Co-PI Susan T. Kohler: Co-Principal Investigator William Camargo: Research Associate/Coordinator Southern Illinois University at Carbondale Rebecca Lochmann: Co-Principal Investigator University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff Konrad Dabrowski: Co-Principal Investigator Ohio State University
4 Amazon Basin Site Team Salvador Tello: HC Project Director, Fernando Alcántara: HC PI Palmira Padilla: HC Collaoborator Instituto de Investigaciones de la Amazonia Peruana Marina del Aguila: HC Co-PI, Pedro Ramirez: Extensionist Universidad Nacional de la Amazonia Peruana Santiago Duque: HC Co-PI, Miguel Angel Landinez: HC Co-PI Gabriel Barreto: Extensionist Universidad Nacional de Colombia Marle Villacorta: HC Co-PI Universidad Federal Do Amazonas, Brazil Maria Celia Portello: HC Co-PI Instituto de Pesquisas Do Amazonas. Brazil Guillermo Alvarez, HC Collaborator Fondo Nacional del Desarrollo Pesquero (FONDEPES), Iquitos, Peru Mabel Maldonado, Mabel Magariños, Amalia Antezana, HC Collaborators Universidad Mayor de San Simón, Bolivia
5 Amazon Basin Site Team Manoel Pereira Filho y Rodrigo Roubach: HC Collaborator Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia (INPA), Brazil Juan Carlos Alonso: HC Collaborator Instituto de Investigaciones de la Amazonía SINCHI, Leticia, Colombia Carlos Augusto Pinto: HC Collaborator SENA, Leticia, Colombia Michael Ketover and Kirk Leach: HC Collaborators Peace Corps Ecuador, Quito, Ecuador José Machoa Santi: HC Collaborator Comunidad Indígena Sarayaku, Rio Pastaza, Ecuador Luis Arevalo A. and Ricardo Burgos M.: HC Collaborators Fundación Arcoiris, Macas, Ecuador Galo Plaza M. : HC Collaborator Instituto Tecnológico Saleciano, Ecuador Karen Graterol, Otto Castillo, Trinidad Urbano:Collaborators Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Agricolas, Venezuela
6 1. Amazon Aquaculture Outreach 2. Nutrition and nutrient utilization in native Peruvian fishes 3. Effects of native Peruvian feedstuffs on growth and health of Colossoma and Piaractus. 4. Broodstock Development of Amazonian Fishes 5. 5 th International Aquaculture Extension Course & 1 st Aquaculturists Meeting for the Amazon Region Projects funded WP 11.5
7 Amazon Aquaculture Outreach- Accomplishments 1.Change in attitude among the community 2. Enhanced the awareness of local and central government 3. Quality of life improvement for program beneficiaries. 4. Many contacts have been established in HC and internationally
8 Amazon Aquaculture Outreach Success stories 1.Establishment of Aquaculture as a productive alternative in the Peru and Colombia Amazon. 2. Continuity of local aquaculture practice has been assured through training 1235 HS students. 3. Creation of 2 Aquaculture Associations (Iquitos and Leticia).
9 Students and producers training by Extensionists - community involvement
10 Broodstock Development of Amazonian Fishes- Achievements 1.Determined that low pH levels and high tannic acid levels were more adequate for C. macropomum broodstock reproduction
11 Nutrition and nutrient utilization in native Peruvian fishes- Achievements 1.Tested ingredients (cassava, plantain, and peach palm meal) were determined to serve as carbohydrate sources in formulated diets for C. macropomum 2.Determined that there was no difference between cooked Vs. uncooked tested ingredients
12 International Aquaculture Extension Courses Accomplishments 1.Interaction, and network development and strengthening (387 total) among: research colleagues, professors, students, farmers, indigenous communities and potential farmers. 2.Interactions are continuously increasing.
13 Schedule of the organization of International training courses in Aquaculture and Extension In the Amazon Basin
14 Internacional Acuaculture Course for Producers and Extensionists in the Amazon IIAP, Iquitos, Peru Sponsors/organizers: SIUC, CRSP, IIAP, UNAP April 25-30, participants Peru, Ecuador, Brazil, Colombia
16 2 nd Internacional Acuaculture Course for Extensionists in the Amazon IIAP, Iquitos, Peru Sponsors/organizers : SIUC, CRSP, IIAP, UNAP Aug participants Peru, Ecuador, Brazil, Colombia, Bolivia.
18 3 th International Acuaculture Course de For Extensionist in the Amazon IIAP, Pucallpa, Peru Sponsors/organizers : SIUC, CRSP, IIAP, UNAP, Regional Government, Navy Aug participants Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela
19 1 st International Training Course on Tropical Fish Nutrition IIAP, Pucallpa, Peru Sponsors/organizers : SIUC, CRSP, IIAP, UNAP, Regional Government, University of Arkansas Aug 22, participants Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela
21 4 th International aquaculture Course with Prominent Amazon Species– Professionals and Students UNAL, Leticia-Colombia and Benjamin Constant- Brazil Sponsors/organizers : SIUC, CRSP, UNAL, Major and Governor office, Sinchi, Acuarios Leticia, INPA, Incoder, Acuiamazonas, IDAM Jul participants Peru, Ecuador, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela
22 4 th International aquaculture Training Course with Prominent Amazon Species -Producers UNAL, Leticia-Colombia and Acuarios Leticia- Colombia Sponsors/organizers : SIUC, CRSP, Major and Governor office, Sinchi, Acuarios Leticia, INPA, Incoder, Acuiamazonas, IDAM Jul participants Brazil and Colombia
23 1 st International Course on the Culture of Ornamental Amazon Fish UNAL, Leticia-Colombia Sponsors/organizers : CRSP, UNAL, Major and Governor office, Sinchi, Acuarios Leticia, INPA, Incoder, Acuiamazonas, IDAM Jul participants Brazil and Colombia
25 5 th International Aquaculture Extension Course in the Amazon Region Macas Salecian Institute and the Voz del Upano auditorium. Macas, Ecuador Sponsors/organizers : SIUC, CRSP, Arcoiris, Glows, Township and Governor office, USAID Ecuador, Peace Corps Ecuador 11 to 15 April participants Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela and Suriname