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URI signs agreements to partner with Indonesia on fisheries education

University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley and Indonesian Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries Director General Gellwynn Jusuf signed agreements yesterday finalizing a sustained education partnership between URI and the Indonesian ministry.

The signing ceremony was held at a meeting hosted by U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse in Providence.

The agreements establish terms under which the Indonesian ministry will send 25 staff members to URI over the next five years to study ocean and fisheries management and related subjects.

During 2013, a delegation of URI officials…


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