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Protocol on cooperation between NIOF and Coralia Reef Company

On Wednesday, the 14th of June 2017, Prof. Gad El-Qady, President of NIOF, and Coralia Reef Egyptian Marine Environmental Company has signed protocol on cooperation for rehabilitation and aquaculture of coral reefs and Marine environment development. The event was attended by Prof.SherifFattouh, head of the technical office, andProf. Sahar Mehanna, the protocol coordinator and head of Fish Population Dynamics Laboratory, and Mrs. FatenSaad, General Manager of Scientific Relations Department.

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Job vacancy – President of NIOF position

The National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries (NIOF) announced job vacancy for the president position with accordance with the provisions of the presidential decree no. 102 of the year 1989 and the Minister of Scientific Research decree no. 505 of the year 2014.

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Cooperation between NIOF and The National Company for Fish Resources and Aquaculture

In the framework of the cooperation between NIOF and the National Company for Fish Resources and Aquaculture, NIOF delegation headed by Prof. Gad El-Qady had visited Ghalyoun Pond project for Aquaculture at Kafr Al-Sheikh governorate. The research teamhad visited the project basins for fish and shrimp aquaculture, and observed the hatcheries and fish feed factory as well.

Prof.MoustafaAbd El-Wahab, the head of Aquaculture Division, stated that NIOF is willing to exchange experiences in the field of hatching some fish species especially Grey Mullet. In addition, Prof.Eman El-Wazzan initiated the idea of widening shellfish aquaculture throughout the mutual project and transfer the successful experience of shellfish aquaculture at NIOF Mediterranean Sea Branch. It is worth mentioning that the project will be inaugurated in the framework of the next 30 June celebration. 

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Protocol on cooperation between NIOF and Exploratory Centers

Under the auspices of the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and the Minister of Education, Prof. Gad El-Qady – President of NIOF and the General Management of Exploratory Centers affiliated to the Ministry of Education, represented by Ms. Abeer Mohamed El-Eraqy – General Manager of Exploratory Centers, has signed a Cooperation Protocol on June 5, 2017.

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National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries (NIOF)

NIOF is one of the eleven national research institutes affiliated to the Ministry of State for Scientific Research of Egypt and the most well-established and oldest one in the Middle East and the Arab region. It was established to be specialized in oceanography and fisheries scientific research whereas its policy is being implemented through research programs of all specializations of oceanography, fisheries and aquaculture.