Project number: 2009-336
Project Status:
Budget expenditure: $25,000.00
Principal Investigator: Dan Machin
Organisation: National Aquaculture Council (NAC)
Project start/end date: 31 Jan 2010 - 29 Jun 2010


The lack of participation in any real market economy by people in Indigenous communities has ramifications for the social and cultural security of indigenous people. Aquaculture can, in specific settings, provide a genuine business or subsistence opportunity. In order to that Indigenous Aquaculture workshop achieves its objectives by contributing to developing local, regional and national capacity and empowerment, it requires to offer travel and conference registration bursary to 10 key people driving mainstream, commercial indigenous aquaculture business ventures.


1. Support 10 key members of the indigenous aquaculture sector to participate in the DAFF funded Indigenous Aquaculture Forum
2. Increase social capital and knowledge sharing amongst key members of the indigenous aquaculture sector
3. Provide input into relevant FRDC funded projects that are focused on indigenous participation in aquaculture.

Final report

ISBN: 978-0-9808007-4-6
Author: Dan Machin

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