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02 August 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Kenya Kenyan Trout Farm Confirms Infectious Haematopoietic Necrosis Outbreak
KENYA - An outbreak of infectious haematopoietic necrosis has been reported on a Kenyan rainbow trout farm....
18 April 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Kenya International Prize for Improving Kenyan Aquaculture Sustainability Idea
KENYA - Two environmental science students at the Institute for Environment and Society at Brown University have won an international prize for their idea to make...
15 April 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Kenya Overcoming Challenges to Export in Kenyan Aquaculture
KENYA - Issac Njagi, from the Technical University of Kenya, explains some of the common challenges faced by Kenyan fish farmers wanting to export to international...
29 March 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Kenya Kenya and Uganda Strengthen Cross-Border Fish Trade
KENYA - Kenya and Uganda have agreed to create a common platform to facilitate cross-border trade in fish and fishery products, using Busia border as a model....
27 January 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Kenya Text Messaging Used to Train Fish Farmers
KENYA - Mobile technology is increasingly important to day-to-day life, and as 82 per cent of Kenyans now own a mobile phone, communicating by text message makes...
26 January 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Kenya New Grant Helps Expands Aquaculture in Kenya
KENYA - A new grant will enable Farm Africa’s aquaculture programme in western Kenya to expand and help more fish farmers to develop their businesses rearing fish...
15 December 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Kenya EU Lifts Ban on Kenyan Farmed Fish Exports
KENYA - The European Union (EU) has given the go-ahead for the Kenya to export its farmed fish to the EU....
29 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Kenya Blue Growth Initiative to Develop Kenyan Aquaculture, Fisheries
KENYA - The Government of Kenya and FAO have launched the Blue Growth Initiative (BGI) to benefit select areas in the coastal region of Kenya. BGI is a FAO flagship...
24 September 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Kenya Kenya Sets Aside Sh32 million for Aquaculture
KENYA - The Trans Nzoia government has set aside Sh32 million for fish farming....
11 October 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Kenya Collaboration Builds More Sustainable Fish Trap for Africa
KENYA - New basket traps designed by the Wildlife Conservation Society and Kenyan Marine and Fisheries Research Institute have escape gaps to reduce fish by-catch,...
20 September 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Kenya High Aquaculture Potential in Kenyan State
KENYA - Busia county is to receive Kshs100 million to improve its aquaculture industry....
17 September 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Kenya EU Assesses Safety of Kenya's Fishery Products
KENYA - The European Commission has conducted a Food and Veterinary Office audit into whether fishery products from the EU are suitable or not for export to the...
28 August 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Kenya Building Resilient Food Systems, Adaptation to Climate Change
KENYA - Ecosystem-based adaptation approaches should be mainstreamed and up-scaled to build resilient food systems and adapt to climate change in Africa. This was...
28 March 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Kenya New Technology Tracks Fish in Kenyan Lakes
KENYA - New technology has been launched in Kenya to track fish and assist fishermen identify fish-rich areas in Lakes Turkana, Baringo, Victoria and Naivasha....
12 December 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Kenya Aquaculture Production Growing Despite Challenges
KENYA - Kenta has seen its aquaculture production double in the last two years from 12,000 metric tonnes to 22,000 metric tonnes, despite challenges in the fishing...
28 November 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Kenya Kenya Fisheries Operations to be Regulated
KENYA - The fisheries industry is heading for a complete turnover following the tabling of a bill in parliament that will see legislation put in place to regulate...
20 November 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Kenya Government Invests in Four Fish Cold Storage Plants
KENYA - The Kenyan government has invested Sh240 million into constructing four fish cold storage plants. ...
19 October 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Kenya Kenyan Fish Consumption not Enough to Sustain Aquaculture
KENYA - Government officials in Kenya have stated that fish consumption in the country is not big enough to support aquaculture. ...
21 August 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Kenya Germany, Israel in Bid to Help Save Lake Turkana Fish
KENYA - The Kenyan government in conjunction with Israel and Germany have step up efforts to reduce over-fishing in Lake Victoria. ...
16 August 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Kenya Kemfri to Increase Coast Fishing Spots
KENYA - The Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute plans to use satellite information to identify potential fishing zones to enable Coast fishermen increase...
12 June 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Kenya New Farm Africa Film on Fish Farming in Kenya
KENYA - Farm Africa has produced an in-depth film which takes a detailed look at fish farming on the Farm Africa Aqua Shops project in Western Kenya....
16 May 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Kenya Male Fish Breeding Course to Improve Quality, Supply
KENYA - The Ministry of Fisheries Development has established an ambitious programme to train fish farmers on how to breed male fish with the aim of improving quality...
17 February 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Kenya Kenya Works with Israel, Germany for Fish Production
KENYA - The Government of Kenya has partnered with Israeli and German governments to boost fish production in a move aimed at improving nutrition and food security....
11 February 2011
Global Fish Farming News from Kenya Seine Net Elimination Vital For Robust Fisheries
KENYA - Marine conservationists from the Wildlife Conservation Society working in Kenya have found that better fisheries management that includes restricting fishing...
09 February 2011
Global Fish Farming News from Kenya Aqua Shops Increase Rural Aquaculture Development
KENYA - The first six Aqua shops in Western Kenya are ready to open their doors to existing or potentially new fish farmers in Funyula, Nambomboto, and Bukiri shopping...
21 December 2010
Global Fish Farming News from Kenya Kenya Leads Aquaculture In East Africa
KENYA - Kenya is increasingly becoming a learning centre for development of aquaculture in East Africa. ...
23 December 2009
Global Fish Farming News from Kenya New Feed Protocol To Boost Fish Farming
KENYA - Kenya will soon have in place a fish feed protocol to offer guidelines to manufacturers. ...
14 October 2009
Global Fish Farming News from Kenya New Aquaculture Initiative for Kenya's Western Province
KENYA - Western Province is set to benefit from a new fish farming plan to boost local incomes and provide employment....
07 September 2009
Global Fish Farming News from Kenya Minister Announces Aquaculture Projects
KENYA - The Fisheries Minister has launched a fisheries economic stimulus programme for district fisheries officers from Eastern and Central provinces....
25 August 2009
Global Fish Farming News from Kenya Nairobi Develops Aquaculture Plan
KENYA - The government is working on a strategic plan that will help regulate and boost aquaculture research and development in the country. ...
 
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