Zack Dinh, co-founder of Sea Warden*, is on a mission to create the world’s first Global Atlas of Aquaculture, in order to enhance the profile of this crucial food production sector and the people who work in it.
Triploidy is widely used in aquaculture to improve growth rates, reduce possible impacts of farmed animals on wild aquatic ecosystems and enhance product quality, but there’s room for improvement and for alternative technologies.
The organisers of September’s inaugural Global Shrimp Forum (GSF) hope the event will help to solve some of the shrimp industry’s most pressing issues while contributing to increased food security, securing livelihoods and reducing environmental degradation.
Peruvian Jenny Soria Nina develops technologies to facilitate the growth of the aquaculture sector. One of her recent successes is a mobile hatchery designed to produce scallops and other aquatic species.
Kenya’s aquaculture sector must grow to improve the country’s food security. This article looks into the pros and cons of cage versus pond farming, with insights from fish farmers in western and central regions, and provides recommendations for ways to help th…
Yit Tung – who farms mud crabs, shrimp and tilapia in Malaysia – has no regrets about swapping a steady job as an engineer in the oil and gas sector for starting up his own aquaculture venture, RAS Aquaculture.
Dagón – Israel’s pioneering hatchery and leading fish farmer – offers a tantalising glimpse of how aquaculture in the MENA region is evolving and of the emerging species that have the greatest commercial potential.