The objective of this poject is to promote intensive farming of red tilapia in earthen ponds in Colombia. Technology transfer to potential red tilapia producers is attempted. The project identifies and describes the facility whereas the project is taking place (El Centro Producivo- AmericaLatinella). Farming system is described including stocking density, nutrition, and aeration. Farming system during nursery and fattening phases have been described. Also, the processing of harvested fish has been addressed. The overall technical and economic considerations of the project have been included. This project has been developed by the trainees who participated in 2010 in the Fish Culture Development Training course which is annually hosted by the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA). This project proposal has been developed under the supervision of Dr. Abdel Rahman El Gamal.
[important]Farming of red tilapia in Colombia (in Spanish)[/important]