Category Archive: Integration and rotation

This category hosts posts in which fish are integrated or rotated with other agricultural crops such rice, wheat, alfalfa, horticulture and others. The integration also include chicken, ducks, rabbits and others. The description of the system as well as the compatibility among various components has been always highlighted.

Aug 15 2017

Duckling azolla rush (Video)

Video credit: The Azolla Foundation Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)     This 30-second video shows the strong attractions of small ducks to azolla. The handful of azolla was totally consumed within the 30-sec duration of the video indicating the excellent palatability of azolla to the ducklings. It may worth …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=14076

Apr 23 2017

Pacu and rice rotary farming in Argentine – Video

Video credit: Herman Hennig (Argentina) Review: Herman Hennig and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) This video was filmed in a farm located in La Leonesa, Chaco, in the north of Argentina. The farm provides an example of rotary farming between rice and fish whereas Pacu (Piaractus mesopotamicus) is the fish species …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13968

Aug 25 2016

Integrated fish-geese culture in Tanzania (Video)

Video credit: Emmanuel Godfrey Maneno and Mashaka Shabani Kapagalla (Tanzania) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)   The farm shown in the video is located in Malela Mukuranga (Said Farm). The birds shown in this video have been brought from a private farm. African catfish and Nile tilapia are the two …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13489

Aug 20 2016

Indonesia rice-fish farming (Video)

Video ownership: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nation (FAO) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)     Rice-fish farming has a long history in Indonesia and is believed to go back to the mid-1800s. This technique has been found good for both the fish and the rice leading to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13479

Aug 11 2016

Integrated fish-chicken in Tanzania

Photo credit: Emmanuel Godfrey and Mashaka (Tanzania) Review:  Emmanuel Godfrey, Mashaka Shabani, Hamady Makorwa and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   The inserted picture shows an integrated farm located at Morogoro, Mkuranga  District (East coast of Tanzania) in where chicken and fish are integrated. All-male tilapia and African catfish are the species …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13455

Jul 31 2016

Culture of “Mola” in rice fields in Bangladesh

Photos’ credit: World Fish Center Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       Mola (Amblypharyngodon mola) is a small indigenous fish that do exist in household ponds and natural waters in Bangladesh. In addition to its content of animal protein, mola is rich in vitamin A (20 times higher than commonly …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13437

May 02 2016

Integrating livestock into fish farming in Cameroon

  Photo credit: Fabrice Juliot Mougang (Cameroon) Review: Fabrice Juliot Mougang and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       These photo were taken in a fish farm in Ebolowa (the capital of Cameroon’s South Region) show a type of livestock integration into fish farming. The pictures show a piggery constructed over the pond which …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13303

Mar 28 2016

Gher farming (prawn-rice farming) in Bangladesh – Video

  Video ownership: World Fish Center Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)   Gher is a Bangla word used for the physical construction made for traditional growing of giant freshwater prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) in an impounded environment such as in paddy fields. Gher farming in Bangladesh started as a small venture …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13262

Mar 03 2016

Integrated rice-fish farming in Bangladesh

Photo credit: World Fish Center Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       Rice and fish have been an essential part of the life of Bangladeshi people from time immemorial. Due to the high birth rate, the demand for rice and fish in Bangladesh is constantly increasing each year. Bearing in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=13195

Nov 07 2015

Integrated aquaculture and mango seedlings in Uganda

Photo credit: Oberu Charles (Uganda) Description: Oberu Charles and Abdel Rahman El Gamal – Founder of the website)       The photo was taken in Wakiso District (Uganda). The fish pond shown the photo is a typical pond where Nile tilapia and African catfish are the major farmed species. The mango seedlings in this …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12982

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