Dr. M.G.R. Fisheries College and Research Institute, Ponneri

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Report on Webinar on Scope and challenges in production value addition marketing and export of spirulina in the context of a pandemic like Covid-19

The Department of Aquatic environment management, Dr MGR Fisheries College and Research Institute has conducted a one day  WEBINAR on “Scope and challenges in production, value addition, marketing and export of spirulina in the context of a pandemic like Covid-19” on 18.07.2020. The Department faculty members delivered two lectures on “Nutritive potential of spirulina in immunity enhancement” and “Basics and ecological requirements of spirulina cultivation” and three external experts delivered lectures on  “Spirulina as feed ingredient in Aquaculture Industry”, “Promotional strategies for domestic and international marketing of spirulina”, “Scope, challenges and formalities of export of Agro products with inference to spirulina”. A total of 176 participants (Farmers, entrepreneurs, Academician and students) were attended this webinar.  The participants were enlightened with current knowledge on nutritional benefits, culture methods and domestic and international marketing potential of spirulina.

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The Dean
Dr. M.G.R Fisheries College and Research Institute
Ponneri - 601 204 Thiruvallur District,
Tamil Nadu, India.

044 - 2797 1556  |  044 - 2797 1557

deanfcriponneri@tnfu.ac.in