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Welcome to the ICFA 2017

The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM) takes great pleasure in welcoming you to Colombo, Sri Lanka for the 4th Annual International Conference on Fisheries and Aquaculture 2017 under the theme “Depletion of Aquatic Biodiversity and Aquaculture as a Decisive Remedy.” The fisheries sector has had and is currently experiencing major issues in the sustainability of the aquatic resources due to human interventions. ICFA 2017 will create a stage to voice researches that will enable approaches and steps towards arriving at that decisive remedy foreseeing a sustainable future.

Call for Papers

Aquatic biodiversity is a vital component to a country in the disguise of recreation, as food security and the national economic development of a nation. The fisheries sector has faced numerous issues resulting from human interventions in the form of overfishing, oil spills and pollution arising from wastage disposals in the marine habitats. The subject is of paramount importance to be addressed and the need for the message to be disseminated is crucial.

The Conference will witness the participation of academicians, researchers, industry expects, policy makers and professionals in the fields of Fisheries and Aquaculture. The gathering will certainly pave way for necessary measures taken to overcome the problems faced by the sector and for precautions to counter issues that will arise in the future.

The organizing committee of ICFA 2017 welcomes all researchers to submit abstracts for their papers to be eligible to be able to present at the Conference in the forms of Oral, Poster and Virtual Presentations on the following key areas but not limited to


Keynote Speaker

Rohana Subasinghe
Retired Chief of FAO Aquaculture Service
Topic : "Feeding the World in 2030: the Role of Fish"

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Plenary Speaker

Prof. Upali S. Amarasinghe Prof. Upali S. Amarasinghe
Senior Professor
Department of Zoology and Environmental Management
Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya
Dalugama, Kelaniya.

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Session Chairs

Assoc.Prof.Dr. Patchara Pedpradab
Faculty of Sciences and Fishery Technology, RMUTSV, Trang Campus

Dr. S.C. Jayamanne
Dean, Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture, Uva Wellassa University
Sri Lanka

Rohana Subasinghe
Retired Chief of FAO Aquaculture Service

Dr. Md. Rafiqul Islam Sarder
Bangladesh Agricultural University

Dr. Kumudu Radampola Gamage
University of Ruhuna

Manoj R. Nair
College of micronesia land grant program

Evaluation Panel Members

Dr. Saman Bandara Athauda
University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Mr. N.P.P. Liyanage
Senior Lecturer II, Department of Animal Science, Uva Wellassa University

Duminda Senevirathna
Uva Wellassa University

Manoj R. Nair
College of micronesia land grant program



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