Fisheries education in China uri icon

abstract

  • The history of fisheries education in China can be traced back to the turn of the century, when a famous scholar and industrialist, Zhang Quian, submitted to the Governor of Jiangsu Province and the Minister of Commerce in 1904 a proposal to start a fishing corporation. This was approved and the Jiang-Zhe Fisheries Company was set up at Wusong township, by the confluence of the Yangtze and Huangpu Rivers. That same year, two vocational schools were founded: a maritime school, and a fisheries school-- the very first in China. But since the schools were intended mainly to supply workers for the com-pany, their enrollment was very limited, and training was only on an elementary level

publication date

  • 2009