Tag Archive: ghana

Aug 21 2016

Use of bamboo in illegal fishing in Volta Lake (Ghana)

Credit: Yaa Agyapomaa Danso (Ghana)   Fisher folk along the Volta Lake by means of survival use the bamboo sticks to set traps for catching fish.  The fisher folks put the bamboos together and form rafts with them. They serve as fish aggregating device (FADs). The bamboos trap the egg laying fishes and cuts short …

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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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Aug 26 2015

Sekondi fish market in Ghana

Photo ownership: Trip down memory lane blogspot Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       The inserted photo was taken in Sekondi which is the largest fishing town in the Secondi Takoradi Metropolitan (STMA). It is also the administrative capital of the Metropolitan. The Sekondi fish market is about 15 minutes’ …

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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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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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Jun 06 2015

Boat building along the coast of Volta Lake (Ghana)

Photo credit:David Elliott (Mac Alister Elliott & Pts.) – UK Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows the boat building of a typical boat to be operated in Volta Lake (Ghana). Such boats can be in fishing as well as in carrying feed to cages in Volta Lake. The …

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May 03 2015

Construction and uses of dugout canoes (Ghana)

Credit: Patrick Appenteng (Ghana)     The insert shows a finished product of a dugout canoe. These canoes actually belong to a fish farmer. The length is about 5m. He uses them to transport feed onto his cages to feed his fishes. They also double up as a means to cart harvested fish onshore to ready customers. …

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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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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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Dec 23 2014

Providing extension services to a fishermen community in Volta Lake (Ghana)

Credit: Patrick Appenteng (Ghana) This picture shows a boy operating a 12-15 m motorized canoe. Beckoning him at the other side of the Lake is a fisherman.  The extension officer who is the owner of the photo is on the seen boat on his way to disseminate extension services to a fishermen community across a …

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