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Working with the Nigerian and international community, our primary objective is to promote the professional development of individual and corporate members involved in Aquaculture and Fisheries Research and Development in Nigeria.

In fulfilling its mandate, FISON do carry out and participate in activities, Nationally and Internationally. These include among others;

International Conferences/Workshops, etc. undertaken through cooperation with International bodies or agencies, embassies, etc
   
Society’s Annual National Conferences held at locations as advised by the National Executive Committee for scientific interaction of members and fisheries practitioners/stakeholders within the country. Over 25 Annual Conferences have been organized so far
   
Public Lectures of National Fisheries importance designated by FISON to provoke attention/concern on such important themes as may be outlined by the National Executive Committee. Over 20 Annual Lectures have been organized across the country
   
Fellowship/Awards Ceremony organized annually during which Awards of Fellowship, Excellence, etc. are given to Fellows of the Fisheries Society of Nigeria (Ffs) and Corporate members, Professional Members (Mfs) or others for outstanding contributions to Fisheries development. More than 13 Award ceremonies and Fellowship Awards have been organized around the country
   
Policy Dialogue and Advocacies machinery has been put in place to advocate for different issues affecting Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
   
Other Activities include Seminars, Symposia, Research and Development Projects, Lectures, Exhibitions, Excursions, Study Tours, etc. on fisheries development
   
  Our performance in fisheries management is captured in our annual National Conference Proceedings and Nigeria Journal of Fisheriesand is benchmarked against independently determined international standards