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New Course by ICAR-CIBA and ICAR-CIFE, Equips Professionals for Risk Management in India’s Shrimp Industry

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) is taking a step forward in risk management for the country’s growing shrimp farming industry. Through its institutions, the Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA) and the Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE), ICAR has launched a new “Certificate Course on Shrimp Crop Insurance & Loss Assessment.”

India’s Rise in Shrimp Farming:

With a vast coastline and a focus on export markets, India has seen a significant rise in shrimp farming since the 1970s. However, this lucrative venture also carries inherent risks. The new course aims to equip professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to mitigate those risks.

Course Objectives:

The program offers participants a comprehensive understanding of:

  • Shrimp production systems
  • The current state of the shrimp industry
  • Crucial shrimp crop insurance mechanisms

By delving into risk assessment, documentation, and claims management, the course empowers participants to navigate the complexities of insuring shrimp crops effectively.

Who Should Attend?

This comprehensive program is designed for a diverse audience, including:

  • Insurance professionals
  • Banking professionals
  • Shrimp industry stakeholders
  • Developmental agencies
  • Researchers
  • Recent graduates seeking careers in the shrimp industry

Focus on Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing:

The course prioritizes industry collaboration and knowledge dissemination. While open to all on a first-come, first-served basis, priority will be given to candidates nominated and sponsored by industry and government entities.

Limited Enrollment and Application Process:

With a maximum of 30 participants, interested individuals are encouraged to apply early. The application process involves completing a form and submitting payment details.

This new course from ICAR-CIBA and ICAR-CIFE provides a valuable opportunity for professionals to gain the expertise needed to manage risks and ensure the continued growth of India’s shrimp farming industry.

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