Topics: Fish farming
New private GIFT hatchery in Timor-Leste boosts fish seed supply
The first public-private partnership model tilapia hatchery has opened in Leohitu, boosting the country’s production of GIFT fingerlings and paving the way for the aquaculture sector’s sustainable development.
Environmental risk in aquaculture: What do farmers think?
Area-based approaches to address environmental risk are gaining popularity in aquaculture management. New research demonstrates the need to rethink the development and application of area‐based approaches, considering how farmers themselves understand environmental risk.
In-pond raceway system helps farmers in Egypt increase aquaculture productivity
In the face of rising fish production costs such as feed and land rental, Egyptian farmers are looking for innovative and sustainable ways to ensure higher productivity and profitability. The in-pond raceway system (IPRS), introduced by the WorldFish-led Sustainable Transformation of Egypt’s...
Transforming lives: Market-led aquaculture in Africa
Market-led aquaculture is changing the lives of small-scale farmers in Nigeria and Kenya, highlighting the huge potential for aquaculture to drive rural development across Africa. That’s the message of a recently released report by the UK’s All-Party Parliamentary Group on Agriculture and Food for...
‘Milestone achievement’: First Egyptian fish farmers awarded quality certifications
The certifications were delivered by the international certification body Intertek at a WorldFish -hosted event on 17 August 2017 attended by the Deputy Minister of Agriculture for Livestock, Fish and Poultry, Dr. Mona Mehrez. Speaking at the event, the deputy minister said: “The certification of...
Improved tilapia seed arrives in Myanmar
In Myanmar, aquaculture is capable of generating higher farm incomes than almost any other form of agriculture, making it an attractive option for rural farm households. Currently, more than 200,000 people are engaged in aquaculture, with the indigenous carp, rohu, representing 70% of production...