Project Details

Inter-Institutional Coordination and Preparation of a Guam Aquaculture Development Plan

July 1, 2006 - September 30, 2008

LocationFundingInstitutionPrincipal Investigator(s)
Guam $25,000 University of Guam J. Brown
  1. Form an Aquaculture Development Working Group to execute the work and improve institutional coordination and cooperation for future implementation activities.
  2. Review current status and potential areas for development, including a SWOT analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats).
  3. Review current and potential list of species available for aquaculture on Guam and assess feasibility for each species.
  4. Review local and federal policies, regulations, and permitting processes effecting ongoing and potential aquaculture development on Guam.
  5. Conduct an institutional analysis for public and private sector entities on Guam and potential partners located elsewhere.
  6. Review currently available economic incentives for aquaculture development on Guam.
  7. Suggest changes to the current regulatory and economic environment that could be locally adopted.
  8. Publish the results of Objectives 1–7 as a CTSA/GADTC joint publication with distribution to all concerned stakeholders.
  9. Make oral presentations of findings to concerned stakeholders and at aquaculture meetings/conferences.