Tag Archive: pond construction

Jun 12 2015

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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Dec 04 2014

Supporting aquaculture development through Mission Fish Program in Nepal

Credit: Bishnu khanal (Nepal) The inserted photo shows the excavators during the construction of new fish ponds in Nepal. There is a small ongoing support program “Mission Fish” of the Ministry of Agricultural Development through which about 10-15% of the construction cost is covered as a subsidy. Rather than pond construction and under the “Mission …

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Aug 05 2013

Constructing a fish pond on the campus of Kwadaso College of Agriculture, Ghana

Credit: John Francis Ababio (Ghana) The picture shows students constructing a fish pond as part of their practical training. It is not a typical sized pond. This was done just to give the students practical skills in pond construction and for in-school practical lessons. At the moment, hand building fish pond is the common practice in …

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Nov 22 2012

Construction of fish ponds by the Katapua community, Namuno district, Mozambique

Credit: Gabriel de Labra (Spain) The photos show how the people (men and women) in the Katapua community while building fish ponds. This community is located in Namuno district, Cabo Delgado Province. The cost of such rural development project whether those related to pond construction, maintenance and fish fry has been supported  by Centro Tecnológico del …

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Oct 27 2012

Use of tractors in the construction of fish ponds in India (Video)

Credit: Indian farmers and G. Venkata Raju (India) A tractor is considered an important piece of machinery in fish pond construction. In India, tractors are used for the projects requiring the earth work not more than 200 ha generally. However, finishing work will be done by using the tractors for the purpose of perfect slope …

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Sep 19 2012

Mariculture development in Gazi Bay, Kenya

Credit: Caroline Wanjiru (Kenya) This document addresses the development of mariculture Gazi Bay, Kenya. The description of the project location is addressed as well as the rationality of the project from social and ecological dimensions. The photos describe the various phases of the project starting by the site selection and ending by the completion of fish …

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Aug 05 2012

Construction of artisanal fish pond for rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss in Peru (in Spanish)

Credit: Claudio Alvarez (Peru) Construcción de estanques artesanales.para el cultivo de truchas arco iris Oncorhynchus mykiss, en la ciudad de Carhuaz-Huaraz. Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in order not to upset its clarity. However, we trust you will notify us if you wish to use a picture or more. This is expected and …

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Jul 23 2012

Preparation of a new site and pond construction by cooperative members at Nyagasambu, Rwanda

Credit:  Emmanuel Hahirwabasenga and Rwigiriza Augustin Kanimba (Rwanda) This photo shows the site preparation and fish pond construction in a new site at Nyagasambu, Eastern part of Rwanda, about 35km away from the Capital city Kigali. The cooperative members are participating in pond construction and they get paid to be encouraged by the project. Note: …

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Jul 12 2012

Rural aquaculture in Malawi (Establishment, management and impacts)

Credit: Gaves Mulaleya (Malawi) It is estimated that there are about 4,000 small-scale fish farmers in Malawi. A typical farmer has one or two small pond and harvests about 13 kg of fish per annum. Ponds are normally constructed by family members and sometimes with help of hired labour. The majority of farmers use maize …

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Mar 19 2012

Pond Construction (Earth Work) – India (Video)

Credit: Indian fish farmers and G. Venkata Raju (India) Pond construction by manual labour has been stopped. Earth work is undertaken by bulldozers and tractors. Bulldozers are used in the case of large scale excavations whereas tractors are used for the projects requiring the earth work not more than 200 ha generally. However, finishing work will …

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