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Integrating large animals in a small-scale fish farm in Nyagasambu, Rwanda

Credit: Emmanuel Hahirwabasenga and Rwigiriza Augustin Kanimba (Rwanda) These photos show the integration of large animals as source of fertilizer in a small-scale fish farm owned by cooperative farmers in Nyagasambu site. The number of animals is sufficient to produce enough manure as required by the fish farm. Note: We decided not to watermark the …

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Feeding tilapia fingerlings in Kigembe research station (Video)

Credit of the video: Emmanuel Hahirwabasenga and Rwigiriza Augustin Kanimba (Rwanda) – Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal This video shows the feeding of tilapia fingerlings in earthen ponds at the research facility of Kigembe, Rwanda. As shown in the video, the feed looks like a ration-type feed and is spread in a feeding ring which …

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Tilapia research facilities at Kigembe research station, Rwanda

Credit:  Emmanuel Hahirwabasenga and Rwigiriza Augustin Kanimba (Rwanda) The two photos show the tilapia research facilities at Kigembe aquaculture research station. The station is located in the Southern part of the Country found at least 25km from the 2nd largest city called Huye. One of the photos shows the tanks used to supply water to …

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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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Cage farming of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus in Lake Burera, Rwanda

Credit:  Emmanuel Hahirwabasenga and Rwigiriza Augustin Kanimba (Rwanda) The two photos show the cage farming of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus in Lake Burera, Rwanda. The lake is found in the Northern part of Rwanda, near the volcanic mountains. Farmed fish in the cages are regularly sampled and inspected. Fish are fed with commercial feed that …

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Transportation of tilapia fingerlings in local aquaculture system in Rwanda

Credit: Fidele Kampayana (Rwanda) The photos show a local system for transporting the fingerlings of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus produced from natural spawning system carried out in earthen ponds -as seen in one of the photos-  of about 500 m2.  The transportation tank as shown in the photo is a plastic can of a volume that can range …

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Compost enclosure in a fish pond (Rwanda)

Credit: Fidele Kampayana (Rwanda): The photo shows a divider made of bamboo in an earthen fish pond whereas organic fertilization is practiced. The divider creates a compost enclosure, where the farmer puts organic fertilizers regularly renewable; this divider prevents the spread of manure in pond water because the compost enclosure is installed in the water …

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Use of green manure in Rwanda aquaculture

Credit: Fidele Kampayana (Rwanda): The photos show cut plants piled in the corner of a fish pond during its decomposition (green manure). Cut plants when piled up in pond water, they rot and decompose easily offering optimum environments for bacterial growth. Also, as plants decompose, its contents of nutrients are released enhancing fish production through …

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Integrated rabbit-fish culture (Rwanda)

Credit: Fidele Kampayana (Rwanda) These photos belong to a private farm in Rwanda where integrated system is being applied between rabbits and mix-sex Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). The minimum pond size is about 500m2. Fish are stocked at a rate of 2 fingerlings per m2. In this particular pond, tilapia of 5-g average size has …

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