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Fish section in Mongu central market, Zambia

Credit: Numel Phiri (Zambia)   This picture is for a general market for fish and other goods as well. This is the second biggest in terms of fish trading after the Mulamba Harbor market which is at the hub of fish trading. However, the harbor market is characterized by fish trading structures made out of …

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Integrated Agriculture-aquaculture Project in Solwezi District (Zambia)

This project has been developed by a group of trainees who participated during 2014 in the  “Fish Culture Development” training course” which is annually hosted by the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA). The proposed location of this project is Solwezi District, Zambia. The proposed project covers the integration between aquaculture with two agricultural systems …

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Aquaculture survey in North Western Province of Zambia – Video

Credit: Alick Grunnie Mbewe (Zambia) It is a news package on the aquaculture survey which was conducted in North Western Province of Zambia. The people interviewed talked highly of aquaculture and how it has helped them to improve their livelihoods as they are able to send children to school and families have increased their protein intake. …

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Research facilities at the National Aquaculture Research and Development Centre (NARDC), Zambia

Credit: Majorie Mbambara (Zambia) The National Aquaculture Research and Development Centre (NARDC), is located in Kitwe district, Copperbelt Province, Zambia. The first photo shows hapas set in an earthen pond in preparation for a research experiment. The second photo shows experimental units which are sometimes used as holding ponds for fingerlings before selling. The building …

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Facilities at the Solwezi Aquaculture Research Station, Zambia

Credit: Majorie Mbambara (Zambia) The photos show the facilities of “Solwezi Aquaculture Research Station” which includes experimental ponds of rectangular shape. One of the photos shows experimental hapas placed in the experimental ponds. Also, one photo shows green waters as a result of fertilization. The station is located in Solwezi district, North Western Province, Zambia. …

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Fish farming extension in Zambia

Credit: Lumbwe Kalumba (Zambia) The photo shows a type of fisheries extension in which an extension officer is paying an extension visits to a fish farm in a direct contact whereas farmers share their views and express the challenges they are facing throughout the management of their farms. Extension activity is the responsibility of the department …

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Catch assessment survey of fishery in Mweru-Luapula lake, Zambia

Credit: Lumbwe Kalumba (Zambia)                        Review: Lumbwe Kalumba and Abdel Rahman El Gamal The photo shows a fisheries officers while conducting catch assessment survey on Mweru-Luapula Fishery in Luapula Province, Zambia. Lake Mweru is a freshwater lake located in the Luapula valley on the borders of Northern Zambia and the …

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Collection of armoured catfish (Auchenoglanis occidentalis) for research in Zambia

Credit: Lumbwe Kalumba (Zambia) This photo shows a fisheries Officer doing collection of armoured catfish (Auchenoglanis occidentalis) from the wild. This species is still being studied at a Government aquaculture Research station in Luapula Province, for possible induced reproduction in captivity. This expensive fish species is favored by many people in Zambia. Note: We decided not to watermark …

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Enforcing fishery regulations in Zambia

Credit: Lumbwe Kalumba (Zambia) A Department of Fisheries officer displays fish that was caught during the closed fishing season. It is illegal to be found in fishing or in possession of fish during this period which runs from 1st of December to 28th of February in the following year. The fish and fishing gears are then …

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On-farm demonstration on fish pond fertilization in Zambia

Credit: Lumbwe Kalumba (Zambia) The photo shows an extension officer from the Department of Fisheries with a group of fish farmers. This was during one of the on-farm practical demonstrations on pond fertilization and plankton bloom. The officer is demonstrating the use of a secchi disc to indicate the bloom in earthen ponds. Note: We decided not …

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