National Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture - CIBA



1.   Documentation of climate variables impact on aquaculture


A.    Development of a robust methodology for collection of data on climate change events, perceived impacts, risk assessment, vulnerability, adaptations and mitigations.

B.     Vulnerability assessment of shrimp aquaculture to climate change

C.    Assessment of impact of sea level rise on aquaculture using RS and GIS tools

D.    Time series modeling for forecasting weather parameters

E.     Assessment of damage to aquaculture due to extreme climatic events

F.     Documentation of Impact of climate change on shrimp hatcheries


2.      Assessment of green house gases (GHGs) emission from aquaculture supply chain


A.    Fabrication of green house gases sampler and estimation of GHGs from aquaculture ponds

B.     Life cycle assessment (LCA) in shrimp production and hatchery systems


3.      Minimising GHGs emission from aquaculture sector through pond and hatchery management interventions, carbon sequestration and mitigating the climate change impacts on aquaculture


A.    Estimation of actual aeration requirements in aquaculture ponds

B.     Carbon sequestration in shrimp culture ponds by estimation of organic and inorganic carbon fractions

C.    Evaluation of anaerobic ammonia oxidation (Anammox) process for mitigation of nitrous oxide emission from aquaculture ponds

D.    Changes in mineral profile of shrimp under abiotic salinity stress environment

E.     Studies on fish meal and fish oil replacement in shrimp feed

F.      Assessment of the effect of potential climatic variable, temperature on reproductive performance of Tiger shrimp, P. monodon