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Integrated agriculture-aquaculture project (IAA) in Kagera, Tanzania

This project has been developed by a group of trainees who participated during 2014 in the “Fish Culture Development – Africa 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 Kagera, Tanzania. The project document covered …

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Training on soap-making from seaweed in Tanzania

Credit: Fadhili Ruzika (Tanzania) The photos show representatives of seaweed farmers from the entire coast of Tanzania who are attending training sessions on soap making from seaweed. The training has been done in Bagamoyo District Coastal Region. The soap making from seaweed is a value added process which generates higher revenue compared to selling raw …

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Culture of seaweed in Tanzania

Credit: Fadhili Ruzika (Tanzania) The photos show the seaweed species cultured in Tanzania. The cultured species are Eucheuma spinosum, and Eucheuma cottonii. The photos show drying racks for seaweed crop in Lindi Region. The seaweed culture is practiced all over the coast while the seaweed crop is exported. In the present, there is an added …

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A greenhouse-type tilapia hatchery in Tanzania

Credit: Fadhili Ruzika (Tanzania) The photo shows a greenhouse-type hatchery for Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. The hatchery has been constructed at the Ruhila Aquaculture Development Center. It may be of interest to know, this type of tilapia hatchery has been designed by a colleague who attended an earlier EICA training course in 2010. The hatchery …

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Pearl culture in Tanzania

Photos’ credit: Fadhili Ruzika (Tanzania) Review: Fadhili Ruzika and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) Pearl farming is a growing aquaculture activity in Tanzania especially on small- scale projects which could offer opportunities for income generation for coastal communities in Tanzania. The photos are for black-lip pearl oyster, (Pinctada margaritifera). The spats of …

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Culture of Nile tilapia in integration with poultry in Kisarawe, Tanzania

Credit: Fadhili Ruzika (Tanzania) The two photos show fish ponds which are privately owned and located in Kisarawe district coastal Region, Tanzania. There are eight ponds of 20 x 25 meters each. Ponds are stocked with Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. The buildings shown in the photos is are chicken houses in which chicken are grown …

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Polyculture trial of milkfish and tilapia mossambicus in Tanga Region, Tanzania

Credit: Fadhili Ruzika (Tanzania) The photos show the sampling process of milkfish (Chanos chanos) and tilapia mossambicus (Oreochromis mossambicus) grown in an earthen fish pond located in Tanga region, Tanzania. This trial aimed to evaluate the performance of the two species in marine waters. The sampling was done to check the growth rate and the …

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Seaweed farming in Tanzania

Photo credit: Mukama Ndaro (Tanzania)      Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal There are two main species of seaweed farmed in Tanzania: Eucheuma spinosum  and Kappaphycus cottonii  The farming of Eucheuma was initiated in Tanzania in early 1989 and become popular in coastal areas as a means of income generation and/or in rural development for the small-scale seaweed farm. …

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