ARAC is involved in fisheries and aquaculture research, development and training. ARAC is affiliated to the Rivers State University of Science and Technology (RSUST) for the award of Master of Science (MSc) and Post graduate Diploma (PGD) in Aquaculture. Hands-on training programmes for farmers across the aquaculture value chain is a regular feature in the ARAC curriculum.
ARAC is a centre of excellence that focuses on multi-disciplinary approach to user-driven aquaculture research, development and training in sub-Saharan Africa geared towards sustainable fish production in the region.
Develop scientific databank
Develop a databank of scientific information that could address current and future problems in aquaculture for the commercial production of fin and shellfish species and fisheries products, using current and scientifically tested protocols.
Build partnerships and linkages across local, regional and international boundaries through networking and technical cooperation with governmental and non-governmental organizations, research institutions and consortia of universities from both Anglophone and Francophone speaking countries in Africa and beyond.
Monitoring and Evaluation
Monitor research output/outcomes regularly with the view of studying impacts and improving quality of technologies developed.