Launch of Free E-Learning Course on Sustainable Seaweed Farming Practices

The GENIALG project is delighted to launch its free online e-learning course: ‘Sustainable Seaweed Farming Practices’.

Exploring the environmental benefits and risks of seaweed farming, the course examines the latest research and best practices to ensure sustainable growth of the seaweed farming industry. The core topics cover key areas such as: monitoring and cultivation protocols, ecosystem services valuation, advanced methods for breeding seaweeds, as well as the relationship between seaweeds and society.

The course has been developed by the GENIALG project and is coordinated by CIIMAR and AquaTT with module contributions from CIIMAR, CNRS, C-Weed Aquaculture, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, NUI Galway and Seaweed Solutions.

Divided into four modules, the course consists of approximately 20 hours of learning. Participants can take the course any time, both online or offline, at their own pace. All resources are available for download from the GENIALG E-Learning Course webpage.

Whether you are interested in improving or expanding your own farming activities, thinking of getting into the seaweed business or simply have an interest in sustainable seaweed farming, this course is for you!

For more information on the course please visit the GENIALG E-Learning Course webpage.