A national institution at the forefront of fisheries policy and development studies.
To generate expertise in the field of fisheries policy and development studies.
• To offer academic programs which will provide the human resources for the development and management of aquatic resources
• To conduct policy research and development studies on different areas of fisheries – aquaculture, capture fisheries, fish processing technology, and management of aquatic resources
• To conduct training, extension and outreach programs fro government and non-government organizations on fisheries management, policies and development
• To establish linkages and undertake collaborative work with other policy research institutions