GENERAL INFORMATION

CANADIAN CENTRE FOR INTERNATIONAL FISHERIES TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT (CCIFTD)

Members
Dr. A.B. Dickinson, Operational Director
Ms. C. Clarke, International Projects Administrator/Office Manager

The Canadian Centre for International Fisheries Training and Development (CCIFTD) was established in 1986 as a joint operation between Memorial University of Newfoundland and the Fisheries and Marine Institute. Within the International Centre, it provides a central body for coordinating and applying Newfoundland and Labrador and Canadian institutional, government and private sector fisheries and oceans expertise to projects in developing countries.

MANDATE AND ACTIVITIES

The primary functions of CCIFTD are to:

- Seek fellowships for international students to study in Canada.
- Engage in international cooperative research and technology transfer with educational institutions and public and private sector agencies.
- Promote international faculty exchanges.
- Develop and deliver international fisheries and oceans education, training and technology transfer programs.
- Provide consulting services and engage in international fisheries and oceans development projects.


Last modified on June 4, 2003 by R. Bruce

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