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Nov 10 2017

Fish Culture Development training course – EICA – Egypt (2017 Updated)

  This is an updated group picture accommodating the participants who joined the course after few days from the start. This 10-week course has been annually supported since 1988 by the Egyptian Government as represented in the Egyptian International Center for Agriculture (EICA). The course is delivered through variety of training tool including lectures, practical …

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Oct 24 2017

Fish Culture Development training course (Africa) – 2017 – Egypt – Updated

The present 10-week course is being organized by EICA in partnership with FAO. In this course, I delivered my first lecture when the attendants were seven participants.  In few days, the target participation has been achieved. The 14 course participants are: Gideon Gicheru, Jesee Maina Nyokabi and Mercy maiyo (Kenya), Muriisa Emmanuel (Rwanda);  Assam Eldeen …

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Oct 12 2017

Unique modes of fish reproduction: Male seahorse is the parent that gives birth

Photo credit: Samart Detsathit (Thailand) Review: Samart Detsathit and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   Seahorses (Hippocampus sp.) are unique aquatic animals whether in regard to their shape or their biological features especially they belong to live bearers. The male seahorse has a breeding pouch in which the female parent deposits her …

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Mar 21 2017

Historic landing and marketing of common snook in Florida

The date of the inserted picture goes back to June, 1949 and has the title: “Commercial seine net fishermen bringing their boat full of snook to market in Naples, Florida”. Photo credit: Courtesy of the State Archives of Florida – This photo was photographed in 1949.         Review by: Abdel Rahman El …

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Jan 03 2017

Culture of African arowana (Heterotis niloticus) in Burkina Faso

  Photo credit: Yaya Drabo (Burkina Faso) Review: Yaya Drabo and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       The inserted photos show the fish harvest of a one-hectar pond in a private fish farm located in “Di” village, Province Sourou, Burkina Faso. The women shown in the photos are storekeepers who …

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Jul 30 2016

Fish sun-drying in Malawi

Credit: Medicine Alexander Dazilone (Malawi)     This picture was taken in Mangochi, Malawi close to Malawi College of fisheries. Fish sun drying is very common in Malawi and it is a preferred method when processing small sized fish like E. Sardella. Consumers like these smaller sized fish not only because of a method that …

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Dec 25 2015

Traditional fish smoking in Chad

Photos’ credit: Aliadoumadji Rimadoum (Chad) Review: Aliadoumadji Rimadoum and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       The processing of fish catch from Lake Chad is done by three main methods whereas smoking is one of the oldest and most common methods used. Traditionally, smoking kiln is being in use (shown in the …

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Dec 16 2015

Fish Culture Development training course (2015) – Prior to graduation

          The inserted group photos were taken on 12 December, 2015 during the session whereas the group projects were presented. The course has been concluded yesterday December 15. This 75-day “Fish Culture Development” training course started in Cairo on the 8th of October, 2015. The course has been annually organized and supported …

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Dec 13 2015

Collection of Spirulina and production of dihé in Chad

Photo credit: Aliadoumadji Rimadoum (Chad) Review: Aliadoumadji Rimadoum and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         The inserted picture is for a woman while collecting Spirulina platensis in the brackish waters of the regions of Kanem and Lake Chad. The collection of spirulina is In Chad Dihé is customarily harvested by women from …

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Oct 29 2015

Intensive pond culture of African catfish in Cameroon – Video

Video credit: Domwa Mathieu (Cameroon) Review: Domwa Mathieu and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)       The video was filmed in a private fish farm located in Lagdo, Nord region (Garoua). The farm which has 23 earthen ponds contributes to the promotion plan for the culture of African catfish (Clarias …

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