Student fundraiser nets $700 for AwF at AQUA 2012 in Prague

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Student fundraiser nets $700 for AwF at AQUA 2012 in Prague


AwF director David Little and Benedikt Frenzl, president of the EAS student section, reported that the student fundraising raffle netted $712 for AwF’s mission in support of poverty alleviation through aquaculture.

Björn Suckow from ttz Bremerhaven won the first prize, a book donated by Nigel Balmforth, Senior Publisher: Life Sciences at Wiley-Blackwell.

Turker Bodur from Akdeniz University in Turkey won the book Tilapia Aquaculture in the Americas II, published by the World Aquaculture Society (WAS).

Other prizes included 3 more books on aquaculture and a T-shirt donated by WAS. 

The AwF Board would like to sincerely thank the students for taking on this challenge and committing their time during the conference to sell the raffle tickets.

The students were: Tsjerk Terpstra, Sofie Vanmaele, Manuel Sardinha, Ana Cassamo, Kathrin Steinberg, Fabian Schaefer, Fransesco Pascoli, Carmen Andt, Sabine Kenter, Turker Bodur and Benedikt Frenzl.

Alistair Lane, EAS exec director, announcing the raffle during the President’s Reception