CHENNAI, 06 August 2021: The ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture, Chennai signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Aqua-Farmers’ Producers’ Organization (FPO), M/s Betterwell Pvt Ltd, Cochin, Kerala.
The MoU was aimed at providing technical support on the fish feed processing to develop the customized fish feed formulation for catering to the pressing demands of poor and marginal farmers of Kerala.
The MoU will involve exchanging the information on customized machinery, feed formulations involving macro and micro-nutritional parameters, feed processing and testing of the identified feed ingredients & finished feeds.
Dr. KP Jithendran, Director, ICAR-CIBA, Chennai, and Johns James, Director, Betterwell Pvt Ltd signed the MoU on the behalf of their respective organizations.
ICAR-CIBA, Chennai signs MoU with Aqua-Farmers Producer Organization (FPO), M/s Betterwell Pvt Ltd, Kerala
Dr. Jithendran stated that the Institute’s strength lies in developing and commercializing several feed technologies to the sector across the country from Northern Punjab to Southern Tamil Nadu.
James highlighted the aim of the Company to provide cost-effective feed to the farmers, with the concept of Factory-to-Farm.