AquaFish has supported more than 500 students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees in aquaculture, fisheries, aquatic ecology, economics, engineering, and many other disciplines. Some of our students who are or have been supported are featured below.

Patricia Nduku Muendo

Status: Alumni
Nationality: Kenya
Degree: Master's
  • Institution: University of Nairobi
  • Major Professor: Professor Mavuti
  • Supported through: 2000
  • Thesis Title: Nutrient dynamics in integrated aquaculture-agriculture systems
Biography:

Patricia Nduku Muendo earned her Bachelors in Science in Aquatic Ecology from University of Nairobi in 1995. She then continued at the University of Nairobi, with the support of Aquaculture CRSP (ACRSP), to earn her Masters in Science in Hydrobiology. Patricia first became interested in aquaculture because of its potential to contribute to food security and her work with ACRSP enabled her to pursue her PhD in Aquaculture at Wangeningen University in the Netherlands. Currently, she most enjoys training others in aquaculture to further develop aquaculture in Kenya; this passion led Patricia to become a Lecturer at Machakos University. 

Pisey Seng

Status: Current Student
Nationality: Cambodia
Degree: Bachelor's
  • Institution: Royal University of Agriculture

Prakash Paudel

Status: Current Student
Nationality: Nepal
Degree: Bachelor's
  • Institution: Agriculture and Forestry University

Pratikshya Neupane

Status: Current Student
Nationality: Nepal
Degree: Bachelor's
  • Institution: Agriculture and Forestry University

Preyanka Yadav

Status: Current Student
Nationality: Nepal
Degree: Bachelor's
  • Institution: Agriculture and Forestry University

Puja Banmali

Status: Current Student
Nationality: Nepal
Degree: Bachelor's
  • Institution: Agriculture and Forestry University

Puja Thapa

Status: Current Student
Nationality: Nepal
Degree: Bachelor's
  • Institution: Agriculture and Forestry University

Puthearath Tith

Status: Current Student
Nationality: Cambodia
Degree: Bachelor's
  • Institution: Royal University of Agriculture
  • Major Professor: Dr. Chheng Phen
  • Supported through: 2013
  • Thesis Title: Assessing Food Fish Preferences of Households in Various Districts in Cambodia
Degree: Master's
  • Institution: Royal University of Agriculture

Rachael Namuyomba

Status: Current Student
Nationality: Uganda
Degree: Master's
  • Institution: Makerere University
  • Major Professor: Dr. Theodora Hyuha

Rachel N. Kamau

Status: Alumni
Nationality: Kenya
Degree: Master's
  • Institution: Moi University
  • Major Professor: Charles C. Ngugi
  • Supported through: 2005
  • Thesis Title: Stocking densities for catfish fingerlings
Biography:

Rachel N. Kamau earned her Bachelors of Sciences in Botany and Zoology at the University of Nairobi in 1986. She later returned to graduate school, with the support of Aquaculture CRSP (ACRSP), received her Masters in Philosophy from Moi University in 2005. Rachel first became interested in aquaculture because of its potential as an alternative and nutritious source of protein. Through work with ACRSP, she gained practical experiences and skills that augmented her abilities as an extension officer in fisheries for the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Natural Resources. 

Rafael Martínez García

Status: Alumni
Nationality: Mexico
Degree: PhD
  • Institution: University of Arizona
  • Major Professor: Dr. Kevin Fitzsimmons
  • Supported through: 2009
  • Thesis Title: Physiological studies of the halophyte Salicornia bigelovii a potential food and biofuel crop for integrated aquaculture - agriculture systems
Degree: Master's
  • Institution: University of Arizona
  • Major Professor: Dr. Kevin Fitzsimmons

Rajan P Poudel

Status: Current Student
Nationality: Nepal
Degree: Master's
  • Institution: Agriculture and Forestry University
  • Major Professor: Dr. Sunila Rai

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