Lake View Fisheries, which is situated on Mfangano Island in Lake Victoria, is ramping up its production and distribution of tilapia to diverse regions across Kenya, despite the unique challenges posed by its remote location.
China’s shift towards an increasingly Western pattern of seafood production and consumption – one that relies on imports from countries with greater natural capital per capita – appears to be gaining momentum.
Despite its isolated desert location, Naqua – which produces shrimp and barramundi in Saudi Arabia – is in the process of securing sufficient funding to more that double its output to 250,000 tonnes of seafood each year by 2030.
Ahmed Al Sharaki is one of the pioneers of aquaculture in Egypt, who has worked in the public and private sectors in mono-sex tilapia culture for four decades. He currently runs the two Almadinah hatcheries.
After overcoming some early setbacks, Nawa Consollata Muyangana’s decision to diversify into farming tilapia has seen her make waves in Zambia’s aquaculture scene and she now has ambitions to ramp up production to 20,000 tonnes a year.
Counting devices are flooding the aquaculture market, but Algaeba claims to have developed the only one that counts with 97 percent accuracy in under 10 seconds. The Fish Site recently sat down with Algaeba owner Kunn Kangvansaichol to gain insights i…
The Zimbabwe government has embarked on an ambitious aquaculture programme that it says will address food insecurity, unemployment and income generation – but critics have labelled it a “vanity project.”
Rural Aquaculture Development (RAD) has developed an innovative model both to grow and sell its own tilapia, and to support the local aquaculture sector, in a bid to improve smallholder livelihoods in western Uganda.
The first experimental batch of a vaccine that should help Colombia’s tilapia farmers combat the new serotype strain of Streptococcus agalactiae that has recently been reported in the region arrived in the country last week.
The Fish Site columnist Proscovia Alando is planning to launch the first ever comprehensive independent analysis of the Kenyan aquaculture sector – in a bid to determine the number of farmers, their total production capacity, the key challenges they n…