Tag Archive: Malawi

Mar 18 2017

Behind the pictures: Malawi fish farmers study tour in Egypt (Typical opening and unique graduation)

The study tour was supported by Japan International Cooperation Agency – Malawi (JICA) and took place throughout the period from 21 to 30 June, 2004. In addition to a 3-day training delivered in the World Fish facility at Abbassa, the remaining period were spent in touring aquaculture operations in several governorates (hatcheries, fish farms, Nile …

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Oct 16 2016

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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Oct 02 2016

Para-boiling of small fish in Malawi

Photo credit: Charles Bernard Makuya (Malawi) Review: Charles Bernard Makuya and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   Landed fish in Malawi are marketed in variety of forms including fresh, iced, frozen, smoked, sun-dried or para-boiled before drying. While fresh fish is more popular in villages and towns near the lakes and rivers, …

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Aug 15 2016

Smoking of African catfish in Malawi

Photos’ credit: Medicine Alexander Dazilone (Malawi) Review: Medicine Alexander Dazilone and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted photos show the smoking process of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) as carried out in Makawa in Mangochi district. Fish smoking is a common processing method especially for large size fish. However, smaller …

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Jul 30 2016

Fish sun-drying in Malawi

Credit: Medicine Alexander Dazilone (Malawi)     This picture was taken in Mangochi, Malawi close to Malawi College of fisheries. Fish sun drying is very common in Malawi and it is a preferred method when processing small sized fish like E. Sardella. Consumers like these smaller sized fish not only because of a method that …

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Mar 02 2016

Adoption of integrated agriculture-aquaculture (IAA) in Malawi (Video)

Source: www.fishconsult.org         The video addresses the development and adoption of integrated agriculture-aquaculture (IAA) in Malawi. The WorldFish Center (formerly The International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management, ICLARM) in collaboration with Malawi Government and support of donors has been the primary agent in developing IAA approaches in Malawi during 1980s. The …

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Feb 23 2015

Development of communal aquaculture in Malawi

Credit: Carolyn Madalo Chinguo  (Malawi)         The inserted picture shows persons carrying live fingerlings in plastic bags. The oxygen added would ensure a safe arrival of transported fish until reaching the fish ponds. The persons belong to the communities that received free fingerlings for their communal fish ponds and they were rushing to …

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Dec 07 2014

Enforcing fishery regulations in Lake Malawi

Credit: Carolyn Madalo Chinguo (Malawi) The inserted photos show a case of confiscated catch from Lake Malawi. The illegal size of the catch that seems a mixture of tilapia species represents almost all of confiscated fish.  

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May 06 2014

Lake Malawi artisanal fisheries- Video

Video provided for publishing by: Carolyn M. Chinguo (Malawi) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (founder of the site & video channel) Even though Chichewa is the language of this 9-min video, visitors who are not Chichewa speakers can become acquainted with the fishery activities in Lake Malawi. This may include the traditional fishing boats (rowe …

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May 05 2014

Collection and transportation of tilapia fry in Malawi

Credit: Carolyn M. Chinguo (Malawi) The photos show men while packing of tilapia fingerlings in oxygen-filled plastic bags and getting it ready for transportation for the stocking in Nkhotakota district. Tilapia fingerlings were collected from an earthen pond shown in the photo. Tilapias farmed in Malawi belong to three tilapine species which are namely Nkhututu …

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