The College of Aquaculture and Fisheries (CAF), Can Tho University (CTU), was established in 1979. For over 40 years, CAF has been always attempting and developing itself to fulfill its missions of education, research, and technical transfer on the areas of aquaculture and fisheries to meet the need of manpower and advanced technology for the development of aquaculture and fisheries in Viet Nam, and the Mekong Delta, particularly.
At present, CAF has 98 staff, of which there are 55 instructors, holding different titles and degrees (5 professors, 23 Associate professors, 22 Ph.D., and 32 Master). CAF has 7 departments as follows:
- Administration Office
- Department of Fisheries Resources Management and Economics
- Department of Aquatic Pathology
- Department of Seafood Science and Technology
- Department of Freshwater Aquaculture
- Department of Coastal Aquaculture
- Department of Applied Hydrobiology
CAF has a system of advanced laboratories, hatcheries, and field stations in both freshwater and brackish water areas to support education, research and technical transfer locally and internationally.
CAF regularly offers training courses for national and international participants, especially on (i) seed production and farming of freshwater and brackish water species; (ii) live food culture and use; (iii) water quality analysis and pond management; (iv) fish nutrition analysis and feeding formulation in aquaculture; and (v) fish and crustacean disease analysis, diagnosis and treatment.
College of Aquaculture and Fisheries
Can Tho University (Campus II), 3/2 Street, Can Tho City, Viet Nam.
Tel: 84-292-3834307. Fax: 84-292-383032.