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Small-scale aquaculture in rural development (2015)- lecture

The inserted lecture has been delivered in the regional and international training courses. The lecture starts with features of rural communities in regard to livelihoods and social aspects highlighting the importance of fish to rural communities. A subsequent part of the lecture focused on the models of small-scale aquaculture projects which fit best the rural …

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Delivering and transporting fish fingerlings to small-scale fish producers in Mozambique

Credit: Maria do Carmo Carrilho (Mozambique) The inserted photos show the delivery of fish fingerlings to peasant fish producers as a sideline activity. This picture was taken in one of the provinces of Mozambique during a FAO regional project (SADC countries) financed by Sweden and Belgium. This province had a governmental experimental, demonstration (including integrated fish-duck …

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Small-scale aquaculture in Rural Development (Features- Models- Promotion)

This lecture was delivered during November, 2014 in Fish Culture Development training course. This course is annually organized by the “Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture – EICA”.  This lecture focuses on small-scale aquaculture in rural development. The handling highlights the  features of rural societies especially in regard to aquaculture and criteria of appropriate fish species …

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Supporting small-scale fish farming in Narino, Colombia

Credit: Andres Delgado (Colombia) The photo shows the delivery of tilapia fingerlings as a part of a support program for small fish holders in Narino Department, Colombia. The project is funded by the Municipal Government, Ricaurte Government. In this small-scale system which is carried out in earthen ponds, fish feeds primarily on azolla while banana, …

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Nepali women and small-scale aquaculture -Video (in Nepali language)

Video credit: Bishnu khanal (Nepal) Description: Bishnu khanal (Nepal) and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)   Based on the government data of Nepal, a large number of people leave the country for work. They are mostly youngsters and males. Most women stay at home as housewives to take care of kids, …

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Promoting small-scale aquaculture in Mexico – Case study

Credit: Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) Contributor: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The promotion of small-scale aquaculture in Mexico adopted several approaches during 1990s including but not limited to offering low-cost loan programs to social groups. Moreover, the governmental hatcheries which have been affiliated to the Mexican Ministry of Fisheries (SEPESCA); latter (SEMARNAP) supplied …

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Small-scale aquaculture project in the Democratic Republic of Congo (in French)

This project has been developed by a group of trainees who participated during 2012 in the Warm Water Fish Production training course which is hosted by the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA) in partnership with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The proposed location of this project is Kaziba village, Sud-Kivu district, Democratic Republic of …

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Small-scale aquaculture and rural development in Thailand

Credit: Worawut Koedprang (Thailand) The small-scale aquaculture in rural areas has followed the Sufficiency of Economic Philosophy of His Majesty The King Bhumibol. Small fish ponds were constructed in the backyards whereas tilapia or catfish are cultured in integration systems with plant crops. The production out of these farming units goes first to family consumption while …

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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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Promotion of aquaculture in family farming workshop (AARDO – Oman) 2007

This international workshop has been organized by Afro-Asian Rural Development Organization (AARDO) and hosted by Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Sultanate of Oman. The workshop was held in Muscat during the period 8-12 September, 2007. The promotion of small-scale aquaculture was the principal objective of the workshop. Among the workshop activities, country reports were presented. …

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