This project proposal has been developed by a group who participated in Fish Culture Development training course in 2007 under the supervision of Dr. Abdel Rahman El Gamal.
This project addresses the establishment of seed production station for five commercial and native fish species in Tolima, Colombia for the purpose of meeting the demand of fish farms in Tolima. In addition to seed production, the project offers the opportunity to conduct applied research towards developing valid and appropriate technologies as well as conducting training programs for rural communities.
The project document includes technical details and physical requirements supported by images and illustrations whenever needed. The project budget as well as the economic analysis has been covered.
Cachama blanca (Piaractus brachypomus), Tilapia (Oreochromis sp.), bocachico (Prochilodus magdalenae), moncholo (Hoplias malabaricus) y nicuro (Pimelodus blochii)
The participatory approach between fish farmers and the scientists in the Department of Tolima has been emphasized.