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NIGERIA


Nigerian Institute for Oceanography and Marine Research

Address:

3 Wilmot Point Road, Bar-Beach, Island, Lagos.

Tel.:

(234) -1- 617385; 2617530; 617535; 613903

Fax:

(234) -1- 261730; 619517; 617385

Cable:

OCEANOGRAF

Mail to:

P.M.B. 12729, Victoria Island Lagos

E-mail:

niomr@hyperia.com; niomr@linkserve.com.ng



Head of Organization:

Director, Dr. T.O. Ajayi

Type of Organization:

Research Institute

Responsible Authority:

Federal Ministry of Agriculture



Working Languages:

English



Major fields of interest:



Handling:

Onshore


Processing:

Drying, smoking; canning; chilling; fishmeal, fish silage, fish protein Concentrate (FPC), minced fish based products.


Species:

Pelagics: (Tuna - Yellowfin (Thunnus albacores), skipjack (Katsuwonus pelamis) Bonga (Ethmalosa fimbriata), West African sardinella (Sardinella maderensis); West Africa Shad (Ilisha Africana). Demersal: Croaker (Pseudotolithus senegalensis), Red Snapper (Lutjanus goreensis), Threadfin (Galeoides decadactylus), Spade fish (Drepane africana), Marine Catfish (Arius heudeloti).


Development:

New fish products, improved packaging; new processes; new Equipment, Substitution of imported processing and preservation machinery; Fish waste utilization, fish snacks, cakes, cookies, weaning (complimentary) foods using powdered smoked sardinella; Fish discard conversion to street foods.


Quality:

Quality Assurance, Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)


Others

Biochemistry; Nutrition, statistics: Economics, Extension services, Fishery Resources; Stock Assessment; Oceanography, Geology/Geophysics, Marine and Lagoon pollution fish culture. Training programme at undergraduate and Post-graduate levels.



Present Programmes:

Post Harvest Technology; Utilization of shrimp by-catch to produce value-added products. Improved smoking technology to reduce drudgeries associated with traditional kilns; Kerosine fired fish smoking kilns. Low temperature studies. Pilot plant production of fishery products. Quality control. Loss assessment methodologies



Working facilities:



Laboratories:

Chemistry, Processing, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Wet Laboratory, Quality Control.


Others:

Pilot Plant; Cold storage, Library, Research vessel, Workshop, Fish Culture Ponds.



Regular Training Programme


Title

Frequency

Duration

Language

Fish Culture Technology Workshop

3 times/yr.

2 weeks

English

Post-harvest Technology and Fish Utilization Workshop

2 times/yr.

1 week

English

University of Nigeria

Address:

Nsukka, Enugu State

Tel.:

234-42-771911; 234-42-771920; 234-42-771939

Fax:

234-42-255026

E-mail:

misunn@aol.com



Head of Department

Bhandary, C.S.

Head of Organization

Prof.G.F. Mbanefosh

Type of Organization

Univ. Dept./Higher Educ.

Responsible Authority

Federal Government of Nigeria



Number of Staff:

Scientists: 4

Others: 3

Working Languages:

English



Major Fields of Interest:



Processing:

Drying; Salting/Drying; Smoking; Freezing.


Development:

Traditional and New Fish Products; Traditional and New Packaging; Tradition and New Processes; Traditional and New Equipment.


Quality:

Quality Control/Assurance.



Present Programmes:

Processing; Preservation; Evaluation; Quality Control of Fish and Fish Products; Processing; Microbiology; Quality Control; Cold Storage.



Regular Training Programmes:


Title

Frequency

Duration

Language

B. Sc. in Food Science and Technology

yearly

5 years

English

M. Sc. in Food Science and Technology

yearly

2 years

English

Serial Publications:

FAO Proceedings on Cooperative Network on Fish Technology


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