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Wooden tanks for tilapia aquaculture in El Salvador

Photo credit: Armando Romero (El Salvador) Description: Armando Romero and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) As shown in the photos, the tanks are above ground and constructed using locally available materials especially the wooden materials. The tanks are lined with plastic materials. These aquaculture structures are used to grow tilapia and act …

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Cage culture of Nile tilapia in Togo

Photo credit: Asma Sabi (Togo) Description: Asma Sabi and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted photo shows a cage farming operation in Lake Nangbeto in Togo. The lake is a man-made lake for hydro-electric power generation with a size of 18,000 ha. Cage farming was introduced in Lake Nangbeto by private …

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In-pond raceway aquaculture technology (Description and applications) – Video

Video credit: Marx Perfecto C. Garcia (Philippines) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) Historic information: As reported, the “In-pond raceway technology – IPR” was first developed in 2007 on a channel catfish farm in West Alabama, USA. Afterwards, the technology was transferred to China in 2013 and then after to more Asian …

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Cage culture of tilapia in Gabon

Photo credit: Franck Aristide (Gabon) – Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The inserted picture shows floating cages located in Lake Mbolet in Gabon where Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) is the species cultured in these cages. The authorities in Gabon are encouraging the development of cage fish farming. It is believed …

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Aquaculture in Kenya (Status – Challenges – Outlook)

This introductory lecture was delivered in the opening of the “Aquaculture training workshop” which was conducted during the period 24 to 28 September, 2018 and held at Kenya Forestry Research Institute (Nairobi). I tried in this lecture to bring in the information on fishery/aquaculture sector in Kenya but also to highlight other related sectors such …

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Small-scale aquaculture training course – Africa (Egypt – EICA, 2018)

  The inserted photos were taken on December 02, during the first technical day of the “Small-scale aquaculture” training course. This 12-day course is organized by the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA). The course hosts 28 participants from 20 African countries. The photos show Dr. Abdel Rahman El Gamal, Mrs. Mona and Mrs. Sohair …

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Aquaculture in Tanzania (Status – Challenges – Outlook)

  This introductory lecture was delivered in the opening of the “Aquaculture training workshop” which was conducted during the period 17 to 21 September in Kilimanjaro (Tanzania) and organized by Kilimanjaro Agricultural Training Center (KATC). I tried in this lecture to bring in the information on fishery/aquaculture sector in Tanzania but also to highlight other …

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Cage culture of tilapia in Guatemala

Photo credit: Andria Melissa Ochoa Rodas (Guatemala) Description: Andria Melissa Ochoa Rodas and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows a cage farm for tilapia located in freshwater body in Guatemala. The production of tilapia (Oreochromis spp) has constantly increased in tanks and cages. The culture of tilapia in floating …

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Interesting African children; Amina in Tanzania and Peter in Kenya

During our field visits to fish farms, I could lose the chance talking to African children who were in the premise of the farms. I was impressed by the young personality of both children. Amina and her brother in Tanzania asked me about my name and more questions while Peter in Kenya initiated the fist-bump …

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Pond raceway system in China

Credit: Marx Perfecto C. Garcia (Philippines) This technology is observed in FFRC in Wuxi, China. It is used to produce high value species such as sea bass in intensive system. The system is operated with the use of air blowers which will create an airlift for water circulation. This method is good as it carries two …

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