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Tag: Asuogyaman District

Oct 25 2015

Transporting of administering of fish feed in a cage farm in Ghana

Credit: Patrick Appenteng (Ghana)         The inserted photos belong to a cage farm in the Asuogyaman District, Ghana. The cage farmer uses a motorized local planked canoe of about 10m in length to cart feed to the farm. The farmer is the one sitting on his feed. The unfortunate thing is that such farmers …

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Jul 23 2015

Aquaculture and livelihoods in Ghana

Credit: Patrick Appenteng (Ghana)       The ultimate aim of aquaculture is to provide food security aside providing employment to people. This picture shows a little boy who had had his share of fish food from his mother degutting harvested fish from a fish farm in the Asuogyaman District of Ghana. This shows of course that …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12814

Jun 12 2015

Maintenance of cages in Lake Volta, Asuogyaman, (Ghana)

Credit: Patrick Appenteng (Ghana)     As cage aquaculture continues to boom in the Asuogyaman District of Ghana, more and more people get employment in diverse fields. The insert shows a diver in a private cage farm in Lake Volta. His work primarily is to dive into the lake to check the conditions of the cages. This …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12699

Mar 22 2015

Supply chain of aquaculture produce in Ghana

Credit: Patrick Appenteng (Ghana)       A break in the supply chain of aquaculture produce will mean a gradual collapse of the industry since its repercussions cannot be desired to look upon. As it is known worldwide, the demand for fish, especially tilapia is very high, hence middle women waste no time in getting their share …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12488

Feb 18 2015

Cage aquaculture and job creation in the Asuogyaman District, Ghana

Credit: Patrick Appenteng (Ghana)       Most of the cage aquaculture in Ghana is practiced in Lake Volta in the Asuogyaman District of the Eastern region. As cage aquaculture continues to boom in this district, more and more people get employment in diverse fields. The insert shows the sowing of cage nets which is done …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12419

Nov 16 2014

Cage farming and the living conditions of a community group (Ghana)

Credit:Patrick Appenteng (Ghana) The insert here shows the frames of two cages. In fact these are only two samples of fourteen cages, belonging to a community group in the Asuogyaman District of Ghana. It was constructed for them for a pilot aquaculture project by an NGO. The size of the cage is 2.2m×2.2m×2m, and occupies a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12057

Oct 22 2014

Value chain of fish harvest from cage farms in the Asuogyaman District of Ghana

Credit: Patrick Appenteng (Ghana) One of the pictures shows fish farmers bringing the harvested fish from their cages using a local planked canoe of about 6-m in length. The cage farms (seen behind the canoes) are located in the Asuogyaman District of Ghana where aquaculture is relatively predominant. The second photo shows carrying harvested fish to be …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=11963

Sep 17 2014

Dugout canoes in artisanal fishing in Ghana

Credit: Patrick Appenteng (Ghana) In Ghana, Inland fishing vessels for artisanal fishing include dugout and planked canoes. Dugout canoes, as the name suggests are canoes dugged out, but from special timber logs. Planked canoes are manufactured by joining different wooden boards. The insert here shows the process of constructing a dugout canoe in a fishing community …

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Sep 17 2014

Fish fats in soap making in rural areas (Ghana)

Credit:Patrick Appenteng (Ghana) The significance of aquaculture goes beyond food security, even into detergents manufacturing, a technology which most rural folks practice on a small scale. The insert shows the fish oils and other fats from degutted fishes from a fish farm in the Asuogyaman District of Ghana. The whitish substances are fats that have coagulated. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=11793

Aug 20 2014

Role of women in fish processing in Ghana

Credit: Patrick Appenteng (Ghana) Aquaculture provides employment for nearly 2% of the Ghanaian population including women in ancillary activities after harvesting of cultured fish. The pictures are taken in the Asuogyaman District of Ghana. Fish carried out by a woman as shown in one of the photo is a part of a cage farm harvest and …

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