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Culture of African catfish in Sudan – Video

Video credit: Elsadig Arbab (Sudan) Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) The sources of animal protein in Sudan are largely dominated by red meat.  In regard to fish and according to the latest FAO statistics, the per capita fish consumption from fish falls below 1.5 kg/year. However, there is a growing …

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Installation of liners in fish ponds in Kenya

Photo credit: Mercy Maiyo (Kenya) Description: Mercy Maiyo and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The photos show the lining process in fish ponds located in Nairobi County (Kenya). The pond shown in the picture is 150 m2. The lining is a valid approach whenever the pond soil is not naturally holding water. …

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Sampling of tilapia fingerlings in Togo (Video)

Video credit: Apetse Sena Kdzo (Togo) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)   This video was filmed for the sampling of tilapia fingerlings in an earthen pond using a cast net. There are several comments I was able to notice. First, the fish farmer seems well-trained in casting the net. Second, …

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A typical fish pond in Zimbabwe

Photo credit: James Lungile Dhlomo (Zimbabwe) Review: James Lungile Dhlomo and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   The inserted picture shows a typical fish located in Nabusenga Irrigation Scheme of Binga District, Zimbabwe. The average size of the pond is 2000 m2 (20 x 10 m). The species commonly farmed is Nile …

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Pond culture of tilapia in Boyaca, Colombia

Photos credit: Karen Sachica Cepeda (Colombia) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted pictures show the tilapia feeding in an earthen pond located in Boyaca, Colombia. Tilapias are cultured using different methods such as cages, intensive culture and mainly earthen ponds such as the ponds shown in the picture. …

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A Typical fish pond in Malawi

Credit: Medicine Alexander Dazilone (Malawi)       The pond shown in the inserted picture is in the southern part of Malawi in (Chikwawa District). The pond is approximately 400 sq meters. These ponds are very well taken care if and the green water is just witness to primary productivity in these ponds. In regard …

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Typical fish pond harvesting in Cameroon

Photos’ credit: Domwa Mathieu (Cameroon) Review: Domwa Mathieu and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted pictures show the harvest of a fish pond in a rural area in Cameroon. Typically, a pond harvest attracts potential buyers as well as many audiences who enjoy witnessing this event. The most common practice …

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Female fish farmer while managing her farm in Zambia

Credit: Numel  Phiri  (Zambia) Review: Numei Phiri and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted photo is taken in a small-scale fish farm in Zambia. The farm which belongs to a female fish farmer, has a total of 3 ponds; 2 breeding ponds (5mx5m) each and one production pond (20mx25m), the …

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Construction and management of a typical fish farm in Burundi

Photo credit: Nick James (Rivendell Hatchery – South Africa) Review: Nick James and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         The inserted picture shows an earthen fish pond under construction which is located near Bujumbura, Burundi. The average size of the pond in this private farm is 0.5 ha while …

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Tilapia aquaculture in Burundi (in French) – Video

Credit: Alain Murekambanze (Burundi)   This video belongs to the “Direction du Centre National de Developpement de l’aquaculture et de la Peche Artisanala”- CNDAPA. The video is mainly on-dike lecture with the facilities of the station in the background and. The video contents reach in full the French speakers. However, being English speaker myself, I was …

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