The ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Andhra Pradesh as a knowledge partner for providing technical services
in marine fisheries and mariculture on 21 st November, 2022 in the presence of the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Shri Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy.
As part of the agreement, the institute would provide technical backstopping on various aspects of seaweed farming to identify fisher folk and entrepreneurs as an alternate enterprise. The technical
assistance would encompass all aspects of training, setting up of seed production/nursery facilities, and devising appropriate location-specific farming methods.
Other dignitaries present on the occasion of signing the MoU included Smt. Poonam Malakondaiah, IAS, Chief Secretary, Agriculture and Cooperation Department and Shri K. Kannababu, IAS, Commissioner of Fisheries.