Tag Archive: Laos

Sep 30 2016

Mekong River fisheries (Video)

Video ownership: World Fish Center Supplemental description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   This movie follows fish migration along the Mekong River down to the amazing fisheries of the Tonle Sap Lake. The influence of built structures on the water, on the environment, on fish and on people’s livelihoods is presented in …

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Sep 05 2016

Fishing boats in Laos made from the fuel tanks of B-52 bombers

Photo credit: CGIAR, Fisheries and Aquaculture Production in Reservoirs in Lao PDR Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   The metal boats shown in the inserted photo were made in Laos through the recycling of B-52 bombers’ fuel tanks. During the late 1960s and early 1970s, during war raids, fuel tanks were jettisoned …

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Jul 06 2015

Display of farmed tilapia in a fish market in Lao PDR

Photo credit: Randall Bevis (In-Seine.org) Review: Randall Bevis and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   This photo was taken in Luang Nam Tha Province where some tilapia ponds exist and provide their harvest to local markets such as this one. The people in the rural communities in Laos account for more than …

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May 12 2015

Fish marketing and consumer preference in Lao PDR

Photo credit: MK19 – Fisheries and Aquaculture Production in Reservoirs in Lao PDR Technical review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         The inserted photo shows the display of the indigenous snakeheads and barbs for sale in Thonkhankam Market in Vientiane. These fish were caught in the new Nam Theun 2 Reservoir, which supports …

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Feb 02 2015

Cage culture of tilapia in Lao PDR

                Photo credit: MK19 – Fisheries and Aquaculture Production in Reservoirs in Lao PDR Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   Tilapia is among the few species farmed in cages in Laos. In the present, there are already large-scale cage farms with relatively considerable investment which are …

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Nov 17 2014

Fish sale at Ban Tha Heua fish market (Laos)

Photo credit: MK19 – Fisheries and Aquaculture Production in Reservoirs in Lao PDR Technical review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The Ban Tha Heua is a small village which is located about 25 km south of Vang Vieng. The village is known by its fish market in which variety of fish species and types (fresh and …

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Oct 28 2014

Integrated aquaculture-livestock farming in Laos

Photo credit: MK19 – Fisheries and Aquaculture Production in Reservoirs in Lao PDR Review: MK19 – Fisheries and Aquaculture Production in Reservoirs in Lao PDR and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) Integrated aquaculture-livestock farming is expanding downstream of Nam Souang near the main irrigation canals from the reservoir. Canals provide water supply to ponds, which are …

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Sep 20 2014

Family fishing in Nam Xong Reservoir system, Laos

Photo credit: MK19 – Fisheries and Aquaculture Production in Reservoirs in Lao PDR Technical review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) Nam Xong Sub-River Basin (NXSRB) is one of the 18 sub- basins of Nam Ngum River Basin, Laos. NXSRB covers an area of around 180,000 ha and located in the central part of northern Lao …

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Sep 12 2014

Consumption and trade of dried fish in Laos

Photo credit: MK19 – Fisheries and Aquaculture Production in Reservoirs in Lao PDR Technical review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The per capita of fish consumption in Laos is slightly above 20 kg/year indicating that about 42% of animal protein intake comes from fish (FAO, 2011). Drying of fish was found a practical means for …

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Sep 03 2014

Night fishing on the Nam Ngum reservoir in Laos

Photo credit: MK19 – Fisheries and Aquaculture Production in Reservoirs in Lao PDR Technical review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) As known in fishing practices, some fish species are attracted to light during dark nights and hence that are only caught during nights. In Nam Ngum reservoir (Laos), the preparation for night fishing …

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