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Friday, December 12, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Ghana New Fish Smoking Technology to Benefit Ghana
GHANA - SNV Ghana, in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), has launched fish processing technology to produce healthier fish to meet local...
Thursday, December 04, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Ghana Lack of Funds Preventing Fish Farming Development
GHANA - Fish farming in the Upper Manya Krobo District is being threatened by the lack of funds and frustrating permit procedures....
Monday, September 08, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Ghana Aquaculture Prospects Look Good for Gambia
GAMBIA - The director of the Gambian Fisheries Department has said that the country’s aquaculture prospects look promising due to the readily available markets...
Thursday, September 04, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Ghana Tilapia Import Ban Hopes to Build Better Economy
GHANA - Ghana’s ban on the importation of tilapia hopes to build a better local economy, since the move will spur growth in the local aquaculture sector....
Monday, June 09, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Ghana Illegal Fishing Could See EU Ban Fish Imports from Ghana
GHANA - The European Commission (EC) has warned that henceforth any incident of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing by a Ghana-flagged vessel will...
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Ghana Japan to Help Develop Ghana's Fisheries Sector
GHANA - The Japanese government has expressed its preparedness to partner Ghana to deal with challenges confronting its fisheries sector....
Friday, March 07, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Ghana Tilapia Imports Threaten Ghana's Fisheries Sector
GHANA - The Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, Nayon Bilijo, says the Ministry will do all it can to deliver the needed support to improve fish farming...
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Ghana Ghana Imports 50 per cent of Fish Needs
GHANA - The declining stocks of fish has made Ghana a net importer of 50 per cent of the fish needed to feed its population....
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Ghana Ghana Aquaculture Association Decries Importation Of Fish
GHANA - Members of the Ghana Aquaculture Association (GAA) have called on the government to immediately fashion out measures to stop the importation of fish into...
Monday, December 09, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Ghana Ghana Opens €1m Spanish-funded Fish Cold Store
GHANA - The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture has opened a fish cold store valued at €1 million at Prampram in the Ningo-Prampram District....
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Ghana Government Working to Avoid EU Sanctions on Fishing Industry
GHANA - Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Nayon Bilijo says he is taking steps to avert a looming European Union (EU) sanction on the country’s fishing industry....
Thursday, September 19, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Ghana Ghana Establishes Body to Fight IIlegal Fishing
GHANA - A Fisheries Enforcement Unit (FEU) has now been authorised to combat illegal fishing activities in Ghana....
Monday, September 16, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Ghana Can Ghana Lift its Tuna Export Ban?
GHANA - The government of Ghana is optimistic that the ban on exports of raw and processed tuna from Ghana to the European Union will soon be lifted....
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Ghana Volta Region at Center of $8 Million Aquaculture Project
GHANA - The excellent quality of water resources in the Volta region have made it the center of the government's new $8 million aquaculture project....
Thursday, July 18, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Ghana Israeli Fish Feed Mill to be Built in Ghana
GHANA - A US$5 million fish feed mill with an installed capacity of 24,000 metric tonnes has been inaugurated at Prampram, near Tema, to help boost the aquaculture...
Friday, July 05, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Ghana Ghana Launches Aquaculture Development Plan
GHANA - The Ghana National Aquaculture Development Plan (GNADP) has been launched, as the country's first blueprint to guide the sustainable development of the aquaculture...
Monday, July 01, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Ghana Ghana Fishermen Pleased with Establishment of Marine Police
GHANA - The Ghana National Canoe Fishermen Council (GNCFC) has lauded the government establishing the Marine Police in order to monitor the activities of fishermen. ...
Global Fish Farming News from Ghana Low Catch Affects Fishing Business
GHANA - The low catch by fishermen along the coast of the Western Region has forced some fishmongers to buy imported fish from cold stores to smoke before retailing...
Wednesday, June 05, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Ghana Fishermen Insured Against Disasters
GHANA - Fishermen in Ghana are to be insured against disasters as the government takes into account the importance of the sector and the high cost of fishing equipment...
Monday, May 27, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Ghana New Ghana Fish Hatchery Supplying More Disease Resistant Tilapia
GHANA - A new tilapia hatchery in Ghana is expected to commence its operations in June this year and its first batch of high quality fingerlings will be ready for...
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Ghana Government to Work on Rebuilding Ghana's Fish Stocks
GHANA - The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development is attempting to save the country's fishing sector as it suffers from depleted fish stocks....
Friday, January 25, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Ghana Nutreco To Invest In Poultry, Aquaculture
GHANA - An international animal nutrition and feed company, Nutreco, has expressed interest in investing in Ghana’s poultry and aquaculture feed industry....
Friday, October 05, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Ghana Ghanian Aquaculture to Benefit from New Tilapia Feed
GHANA - The aquaculture industry in Ghana is set to see a major boost following the launch of feeds for tilapia by Cargill Ghana Limited....
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Ghana Fisheries Sector to Have Over $53 Million Injection
GHANA - Ghana’s fishery sector is to have an injection of $50 million from the World Bank and $3.5 million grant from the Global Environmental Fund....
Monday, July 09, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Ghana Ghana Oil Exploration Affecting Fishing in Western Province
GHANA - Ever since oil exploration started in Ghana on the Jubilee Fields at Cape Three Points of the Western Region(Province), fishermen have been banned from fishing...
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Ghana National Aquaculture Development Plan Unveiled
GHANA - Ghana’s National Aquaculture Development Plan has been unveiled with the aim of providing the capacity for fish farmers to increase production. The plan,...
Monday, January 30, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Ghana Tilapia Farming on Lake Volta Must be Regulated
GHANA - Tilapia farming along the Volta Lake must be regulated to save the industry from collapse, says Minister....
Monday, January 23, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Ghana Ghana Suspends Licensing of New Fishing Vessels
GHANA - As part of the West African Regional Fisheries Programme (WARFP) to conserve and manage the fisheries resources in a sustainable manner, the MOFA is aligning...
Thursday, November 24, 2011
Global Fish Farming News from Ghana Fish Farming Advised For Unemployed Graduates
GHANA - The Chairman of the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Aquaculture Association, Mr Yusif Adu-Mensah, has appealed to unemployed graduates in the country to go into aquaculture....
Friday, September 30, 2011
Global Fish Farming News from Ghana Government Launches Youth-In Aquaculture Concept
GHANA - The government has launched the Youth—In-Aquaculture concept of the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) with a directive to the ministries of Food...
 
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