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Liaison Office Kagoshima University Faculty of Fisheries

  • Liaison Office Kagoshima University Faculty of Fisheries
    Liaison Office Kagoshima University Faculty of Fisheries  In April 2006, the Japan Office of the University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV), was opened at the Faculty of Fisheries campus of Kagoshima University. This followed the establishment in February 2006 of the Liaison Office Kagoshima University Faculty of Fisheries in Miagao Campus of UPV. Following with the creation of these new offices, the relationship of between both universities was upgraded from faculty-level to university-level in December 2007. It is the first case for Kagoshima University to have mutual liaison offices with a sister universities of university-level. An associate professor from the Philippines who has been newly employed at Kagoshima University is serving as staff of the office which consists of a research office and a laboratory. The office is expected to be a core center of joint project for management and conservation of fisheries resources and aquatic environment.

      From 1998 to 2008 the Faculty of Fisheries conducted the joint project titled 'Development, Management and Conservation of Fisheries Resources and Aquatic Environment of the Philippines' with UPV as a core university program funded by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). Following to this project, a new international project dealing with mainly 'Conservation and Management of Aquatic dealing with mainly 'Conservation and Management of Aquatic JSPS since 2008.