HOME May 2019 Professor Maeda and Assistant Professor Okunishi visited the Amazon University of Agriculture and Agriculture: UFRA (Universidade Federal Rural Da Amazônia)
The Fisheries Faculty signed an academic exchange agreement with the UFRA in February this year. As part of the exchange, in May 2019 Professor Maeda and Assistant Professor Okunishi visited UFRA and UFRA Branch in Tomé-Açu (Tomeas). UFRA is a national university in Brazil. It is an agricultural and fisheries university with 17 undergraduate schools and approximately 6,500 students.
In 2013, when President Yoshida and Executive Director Maeda visited Brazil, they met with Professor Ito of UFRA and were asked to start collaboration. After that, Prof. Yoshikawa visited UFRA in 2015 and discussed with Prof. Ito. In addition, when President Maeda and Vice President Takamatsu visited Brazil in 2018, they agreed to start a collaboration to meet and exchange information with Professor Ito of UFRA, and concluded an academic exchange agreement.
HOME Students and teachers from Taiwan’s Fisheries Vocational High School visited our Faculty
At the request of National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology, which is an inter-academic partner university, 7 students, 3 teachers from Taiwan’s Fisheries Vocational High School (5 schools), and other associate professors in charge of international exchange of students at Kaohsiung
University of Technology visited our faculty and training vessel. The visitors had a tour of a cage aquaculture operation in Kagoshima Prefecture and a tour of our training ship Kagoshima-Maru.