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THE PD/A CRSP INDEX

Institutional Linkages
Number of domestic and international institutions with which the PD/A CRSP has formal linkages: 32
Number of informal linkages with institutions worldwide: 81
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Training
Number of farmers, scientists, and agency personnel worldwide who have received CRSP training in fish production, sampling techniques, computer use, economics, and marketing: > 2,400
Number of countries that these farmers, scientists, and agency personnel represent: 42

CRSP-Developed Technologies
Since its development, the number of requests worldwide to download POND© software: 2,244
Number of US-based requests for POND© software: 1,137
Number of production studies from the Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Egypt, Kenya, Rwanda, Honduras, Panama, and Peru housed in the CRSP Central Database, the world’s largest standardized database: 100+
Number of observations of pond variables obtained from CRSP production studies: 1,000,000+

Research Achievements
Percentage increase of fish growth at a CRSP research site in Honduras after chicken litter was utilized to fertilize ponds: 25
The amount by which the biological oxygen demand of environmental effluents was reduced at a CRSP research site in Thailand after researchers identified minor alterations to traditional pond harvest techniques: 1/2
The year that the CRSP initiated a long-term cooperative estuarine water quality monitoring study in the Gulf of Fonseca, Honduras, which eventually catalyzed the decision by the Honduran government to suspend shrimp farm development until more data were gathered on the gulf’s carrying capacity: 1993
Number of fish farmers who received assistance from the extension service of Rwanda during a four-year period of assistance from the CRSP: 3,000
Factor by which Rwandan farmers improved pond productivity: 4

Publications
Number of CRSP titles produced by the Program Management Office since program inception: 180
Number of publications electronically available via the CRSP Web page: 100
Number of hits the CRSP Web page receives per month: 750+
Number of subscribers domestically and internationally who receive EdOp Net, the CRSPs education and employment opportunities newsletter: 590
Number of hits that EdOp Net receives on the CRSP web site each month: 1,600
Number of individuals from the US and abroad including students, researchers, aquaculturists, and administrators who receive PD/A CRSP scientific, technical, and programmatic publications: 925
Number of countries represented by these students, researchers, aquaculturists, and administrators: 60

Program Funding
Since 1980, total program funding provided by USAID, US university cost-share, and host country institutions for the development of sustainable aquaculture that the CRSP has received to date: $31,986,145
Total program funding provided by USAID, US university cost-share, and CRSP host country institutions for the development of sustainable aquaculture that the CRSP will receive by 2001: $46,032,009

The Aquaculture CRSP is funded under USAID Grant No. LAG-G-00-96-90015-00 and by the participating US and Host Country institutions. Questions for or about the Aquaculture CRSP? Comments about this site? Please visit the FAQ page or email us at ACRSP@oregonstate.edu.

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