Tag: Lake Kivu

Cage culture of tilapia in Lake Kivu (Rwanda)

This project document has been developed by a group of trainees who participated during 2015 in the “Fish Culture Development – Africa training course” which is annually hosted by the Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture (EICA) in partnership with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The proposed location of this project is Lake Kive , Rwanda. …

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Cage farming of Nile tilapia in Lake Kivu (Rwanda)

Photo credit:   Stephanie  Kamonro (Rwanda)                                  Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Fish production from capture fishery in Rwanda is not sufficient to meet the local demand and hence the gap between supply and demand is filled by fish imports. …

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Fishing gears and practices in Lake Kivu (Rwanda)

Credit: Stephanie Kamonro (Rwanda) The two photos show fishing boats, gears and techniques,  as practiced in Lake Kivu. The efficiency of such fishing practices as well as its impacts on fishery stocks in the lake is an issue of concern. The second photo shows the harvesting of fish fry using mosquito nets. Note: We decided not …

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Packaging and marketing of Tanganyika sardine, Limnothrissa miodon from Lake Kivu (Rwanda)

Credit: Fidele Kampayana and Gilbert Bugimgo (Rwanda) The photo shows the packing and marketing of Tanganyika sardine, Limnothrissa miodon fished from Lake Kivu. The low level of fish processing and products development could be attributed to the artisanal nature of the fisheries of the lake. This species was introduced from Lake Tanganyika to Lake Kivu in 1959. L. miodon is the major …

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