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10 April 2017
Zambian feed revolution
Tilapia feed from the first dedicated fish feed plant in Zambia is now commercially available from Skretting Africa....
22 March 2017
Concern over dodgy tilapia imports
The Ghanaian authorities have expressed their concern after 1300 cartons of frozen tilapia, which bore no dates of manufacture or country of origin, were seized...
20 March 2017
Egypt rocked by tilapia virus scare
A new virus that has decimated tilapia populations in Ecuador and Israel has now been found in Egypt, according to a new report from WorldFish and the University...
07 March 2017
FEDEACUA, Colombia to Pilot Draft Biosecurity Area Management Standard
COLOMBIA - The Global Aquaculture Alliance and Federación Colombiana De Acuicultores (FEDEACUA) have announced the first pilot of the draft Best Aquaculture Practices...
17 February 2017
Crawfish Added to BAP Programme; Chinese Processing Plant Certified
CHINA - Please join the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices division in welcoming the world’s first BAP-certified crawfish facility to the...
27 January 2017
Jamaican Fish Production on the Rebound
JAMAICA - Fish production in Jamaica is on the rebound after experiencing years of decline....
24 January 2017
Aller Aqua Now Offering Quality Fish Feed to Farmers in Ghana
GHANA - Aller Aqua is now offering quality fish feed to fish farmers in Ghana following the official inauguration of its offices in Senchi Amanfrom....
13 January 2017
Tilapia Demand Firm, Prices Remain Relatively Low
GLOBAL - During the first half of 2016, approximately 170 000 tonnes of tilapia (whole, fillets and breaded) entered the international market. A recent supply shortage...
12 January 2017
International Team Helping Tanzania Double Fish Production Through Aquaculture
TANZANIA - Tanzania, perhaps best known for safaris over its vast open plains, has ambitious plans for diminutive freshwater wildlife with enormous, untapped potential....
03 January 2017
Oman Outlines RO706 million for Aquaculture Development Projects
OMAN - Oman is steadily making progress to achieve high fish productivity through large scale aquaculture projects with the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries...
24 November 2016
Egyptian Aquaculturalists Best Management Practice Training Boosts Profits
EGYPT - Best management practice training helps Egyptian aquaculturalists improve their net profits, a new study lead by Dr Malcolm Dickson, Country Programme Manager...
17 November 2016
Project Develops Sustainable Method for Growing Tilapia, Tomatoes
EU - The Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries has developed an innovative method for producing tilapia and tomatoes that saves resources...
27 October 2016
New Project to Make Faster-Growing Fish Available to Poor Communities
GLOBAL - A new project, funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the European Commission ( EC) and led by WorldFish, aims to use...
19 October 2016
Rwanda Seeks to Double Production at Kigembe Fish Farming Facility
RWANDA - The Rwanda Agriculture Board (RAB) is planning to more than double production at Kigembe Fish Farming Centre, located in Gisagara District of Southern Province....
27 September 2016
Sustainable Plan Helping Develop Aquaculture in Timor-Leste
TIMOR LESTE - Rural households in Timor-Leste are using quality fish seed and better management practices to boost their aquaculture production....
AquacultureEurope2016: New Method Assesses Stead State Conditions in Coupled Aquaponics
UK - Aquaponics systems are very dependent on system stability. With this in mind, Ulrich Knaus, from the University of Rostock, investigated a new method for assessing...
06 September 2016
Inland Aquaculture Looks Promising for Food Security in Solomon Islands
SOLOMON ISLANDS - By 2030, the Solomon Islands is expected to have a shortfall in food fish supply of 6000 to 20,000 metric tons, driven by a growing population,...
05 September 2016
Egyptian Chefs Help Diversify Use of Farmed Tilapia
EGYPT - Twenty of Egypt’s top chefs came together on 29 August 2016 to taste test new preparation methods and recipes for farmed Nile tilapia, the country’s...
31 August 2016
Solar Panels to Increase Productivity of Tilapia Ponds
EL SALVADOR - In the municipality of Panchimalco a new project is promoting tilapia farming using solar energy....
Peru Launches Regulation to Increase Aquaculture Exports
PERU - Peru has published a new regulation 'The General Law on Aquaculture' which aims to stimulate, guide, and regulate sustainable aquaculture in the country....
23 August 2016
Low Demand, Bad Weather Lead to Chinese Tilapia Supply Drop
GLOBAL - In 2015, the US and EU markets weakened while average import prices also declined. Industry sources estimate there was a 40 per cent drop in Chinese tilapia...
11 August 2016
Trinidad and Tobago to Explore Aquaculture Opportunities
TRINIDAD and TOBAGO - Opportunities in aquaculture need to be better explored and the country needs to pay greater attention to building capacity within the sector...
25 July 2016
Record Breaking Storm Season in China Pressures Tilapia Supply
CHINA - Harsh weather is shaking up tilapia farms in Southern China as they experience the most severe rainstorm season since 1998, report Rob Reierson and Kyla...
18 July 2016
New Study Investigates Breeding More Uniform Nile Tilapia
NETHERLANDS - For fish farmers, uniformity of growth and body size is one of the key traits to be improved in future Nile tilapia breeding programmes....
16 June 2016
Malaysia, WorldFish Establish Committee to Promote Sustainable Aquaculture Development
MALAYSIA - The Malaysian Department of Fisheries (DoF) and WorldFish have signed an agreement establishing the Technical Committee on Research Collaboration to promote...
15 June 2016
New Egypt R&D Partnership to Focus on Tilapia Feed Efficiency
EGYPT - A new Fish Nutrition Research Unit has opened at the WorldFish Abbassa Research Center, in Egypt. The facility will focus on tilapia nutrition and testing...
09 June 2016
Netuno Internacional Becomes First Brazilian Farm to Gain ASC Certification
BRAZIL - The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has welcomed Netuno Internacional, the first farm in Brazil to gain ASC certification. ...
07 June 2016
Breakthrough Made in Progress Toward Fish-Free Tilapia Feed
US - Dartmouth College scientists have discovered that marine microalgae can completely replace the wild fish oil currently used to feed tilapia, the second most...
02 June 2016
WorldFish Project Helps Raise Egyptian Aquaculture Incomes
EGYPT - At the end of the four-year Swiss-funded Improving Employment and Income through Development of Egypt’s Aquaculture Sector (IEIDEAS) project (2011-15)...
24 May 2016
Vietnam Passes Development Scheme for Tilapia Farming
VIETNAM – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has recently passed the Development Scheme on Tilapia Cultivation by 2020 with a vision towards 2030....
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