‘Solid Science Needed for Sustainable Development’
Sadasivam (Sachi) Kaushik, a strong figure in the area of Fish Nutrition research, is honorary Director of Research in INRA, where he had been since more than three decades, as the founder-director of the Fish Nutrition Joint research units and head of the Hydrobiology Station at St Pee sur Nivelle, France. Currently, he holds a position as European Research Area (ERA) Chair at the University of Las Palmas, Spain, on Ecosystem approach ton Sustainable aquaculture development (www.ecoaqua.eu). He has been actively involved in a European research initiatives linked with aquaculture nutrition aiming towards development of low FM-low FO (low fish meal low fish oil), sustainable aqua feeds for ensuring nutritional quality and food safety of farmed seafood. He is currently coordinating an FP7 project, ARRAINA (www.arraina.eu). Besides his strong publication record with close to 300 scientific publications and an even greater number of communications in different venues, has been closely involved with the aquaculture research and industry. He is also the President-of the European Aquaculture Society (www.easonline.org).