Tag: Lake Malawi

Large-scale tilapia cage culture in Lake Malawi

This project document has been developed by a group of trainees who participated during 2019 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 Malawi. The project …

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Enforcing fishery regulations in Lake Malawi

Credit: Carolyn Madalo Chinguo (Malawi) The inserted photos show a case of confiscated catch from Lake Malawi. The illegal size of the catch that seems a mixture of tilapia species represents almost all of confiscated fish.  

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Lake Malawi artisanal fisheries- Video

Video provided for publishing by: Carolyn M. Chinguo (Malawi) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (founder of the site & video channel) Even though Chichewa is the language of this 9-min video, visitors who are not Chichewa speakers can become acquainted with the fishery activities in Lake Malawi. This may include the traditional fishing boats (rowe …

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Oreochromis karongae catch from Lake Malawi

Credit: Allan Katola (Malawi) The photo shows Oreochromis karongae catch from Lake Malawi.  The local name of this tilapia species is “Chambo” and is sold per piece or per kilo. The consumer preference to this species varies. Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in order not to upset its clarity. However, we trust …

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Commercial aquaculture (cages and ponds) in Malawi

Credit: Gaves Mulaleya (Malawi) In addition to the small-scale aquaculture which is the common type of aquaculture in Malawi, there are two middle/large-scale fish farms that have started in 2004 as shown in the two photos. The first is a cage farm in Lake Malawi while the second is a land-based semi-intensive pond culture in …

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