Central Laboratory for Aquaculture Research, Egypt
The Central Laboratory for Aquaculture Research (CLAR) is a leading aquaculture research institution in Egypt. CLAR is tasked with designing and implementing a national research strategy for sustainable development of aquaculture and fisheries in Egypt, placing particular emphasis on food security, socioeconomic development and environmental preservation. CLAR carries out basic and adaptive research on fisheries and aquatic resources focused on increased production, improved breeding programs and best practices for the management of aquatic resources. CLAR also participates in government initiatives to narrow the animal protein gap, promote the fisheries sector as a job source and transfer technologies through extension services provision.