Vietnamese Fisheries & Aquaculture Institution Network

On April 2, 2005, 7 leading Vietnamese Fisheries & Aquaculture institutes decided to establish a consortium for closer cooperation. The consortium was named ViFINET which stands for 'Vietnam Fishery & Aquaculture Institution Network'.


All the Network’s members agreed to:

  • Collaborate in training and research
  • Share relevant information and existing resources
  • Demonstrate the Network’s capacity of consulting the Ministry of Fisheries for sustainable development
  • Seek for possible financial support in order to improve training and research capacity of all the Network’s members and
  • Conduct other actvities where mutual interest exists among the Network’s members.  

Members of VIFINET are:

  • University of Fisheries, Nha Trang City
  • Can Tho University, Can Tho City
  • University of Agriculture and Forestry, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Research Institute for Aquaculture No.1, Bac Ninh Province
  • Research Institute for Aquaculture No.2, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Research Institute for Aquaculture No.3, Nha Trang City
  •  Research Institute for Marine Fisheries, Hai Phong City