Tag: fish farming

Aquaculture is changing lives in Bangladesh – Video

Video ownership: World Fish Center       The USAID-funded Aquaculture for Income and Nutrition (AIN) project aims to improve household income and nutrition and create employment opportunities through investments in aquaculture, including fish production. The project is providing training and supporting rural household farmers including poor men and women, hatchery and nursery owners and …

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Fish farming in Ghana – Development challenges (Emphasis on tilapia) – Video

Video ownership: The World Bank Ghana Office in collaboration with World Bank-Africa Region Video submitted by: Alain Murekambanze (Burundi) This 11-min interesting video was filmed in 2007. Even though the video is titled “Aquaculture development in Ghana”, the focus has been placed on tilapia farming.  The harvesting and grading of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus in …

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Features of fish farming in Benin (facilities and species)

Credit: Ismael Radwan (Egypt) The four photos show types of fish farming facilities that are commonly found in Benin. Earthen ponds are commonly found as represented by the farm photo which utilizes a modest water flow throughout the year.  The farm of concrete tanks is located in Torri Posseto province. Hapas are also used whether …

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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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Rural empowerment through establishment of biovillages in India

This presentation is the outcome of team work for trainees who participated in the annual training course which is hosted by the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA). This particular project addresses the potential role biovillages can play in rural development in India. The project components include aquaculture, live stock production and other supplementary systems …

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