Tag Archive: pond management

Sep 20 2017

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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Sep 18 2017

Tilapia farming in Cabo Delgado (Mozambique) – Video

Video credit: Gabriel de Labra (Spain) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Egypt)     This 8-min video covers a growing season for tilapia as carried out in Cabo Delgado (Mozambique). This operation is a part of a project jointly operated by Mozambique Government and funded by the Red Cross (Spain). The object focuses on rural …

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Jan 03 2017

Culture of African arowana (Heterotis niloticus) in Burkina Faso

  Photo credit: Yaya Drabo (Burkina Faso) Review: Yaya Drabo and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       The inserted photos show the fish harvest of a one-hectar pond in a private fish farm located in “Di” village, Province Sourou, Burkina Faso. The women shown in the photos are storekeepers who …

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May 14 2016

Tilapia in El Salvador aquaculture

Photo credit: Martiza Marroquin de Rivas (El Salvador) Review: Ana Martiza Marroquin and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     Tilapia contributed significantly in aquaculture in El Salvador. According to FAO statistics, the first show-up of farmed tilapia occurred in 1984 where 10 tons of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) was produced. Afterwards, there …

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Apr 11 2015

Description and management of a fish farm in Bela Vista, Maputo (Mozambique)

Credit: Nick James (Rivendell Hatchery – South Africa)   The photo shows a fish farm located at Bela Vista 42km south of Maputo on Rio Maputo (Mozambique). The farm consists of 26 of flooded half-hectare ponds, while many more are under construction. It took three years since starting the construction and getting into production. The farm …

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Jan 04 2012

Small-scale all-male tilapia aquaculture project in Bududa, Uganda

This project proposal addresses the establishment of a small-scale aquaculture project in Bududa (Uganda). The project objectives highlighted the social dimension of the project especially job creation and providing fish at affordable prices. The rationality behind choosing Bududa for the project has been highlighted, the same is true for selecting Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). The …

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Nov 17 2011

Establishment of a fish farming project in Andra Pradesh (India)

This project proposal addresses the establishment of fish farm in earthen ponds in Andra Pradesh region in India. The annual production capacity of the farm is 90 tons of fish. Selected species for the project are Catla catla, Labeo rohita and Cyprinus carpio. The project proposal inculded the rationality of the project and the justification …

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