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Monday, June 09, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Namibia Hake Industry Adopts New Management Plan
NAMIBIA - The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources has embarked upon a hake management plan, aimed at actively managing Namibia’s most valuable commercial...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Namibia Namibian Fishermen Urged to Install Vessel Monitoring System
NAMIBIA - The Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Bernard Esau has urged all fishing companies to install the Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) if they have...
Monday, March 03, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Namibia Extreme Weather Reducing Namibia's Aquaculture Production
NAMIBIA - Recent fish harvests from Namibia's aquaculture sector were poor due to floods and the ongoing drought. ...
Friday, October 11, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Namibia Agreement with EU Crucial to Viability of Namibia's Fishing Industry
NAMIBIA - Namibia’s fishing companies currently pay zero tariffs to export their products to the European Union (EU), but certain elements within the sector are...
Thursday, September 26, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Namibia Namibia's Fisheries Sector Requires Investment in Further Processing
NAMIBIA - Namibia has seen a rise in the value of its fish exports by about N$700 million between 2011 and 2012....
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Namibia Fisheries Minister Condemns Fish Dumping
NAMIBIA - Last week, Bernard Esau, Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, warned fishing companies against dumping fish, stating that it is an illegal practice...
Friday, May 24, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Namibia Good Job Prospects in Namibian Fishing Sector
NAMIBIA - Namibia’s fishing industry has the potential to create around 4,000 additional jobs if the government and stakeholders combine efforts....
Monday, March 04, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Namibia Fish Consumption Rising in Namibia
NAMIBIA - Fish consumption is growing in Namibia following work by the Namibia Fish Consumption Promotion Trust (NFCPT) which has made fish more accessible and a...
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Namibia Kalahari Aquaculture Project to Provide Jobs, Food security
NAMIBIA - A new aquaculture project set in a remote are of the Kalahari is expected to generate jobs for around 100 people whilst also providing nutritious protein...
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Namibia Namibian Fish Products Granted Market Access to China
NAMIBIA - Fish and marine products have been granted access to the Chinese market, following an assessment of the Namibian fish and meat industry....
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Namibia Lobster Catch Continues Despite Suspended Quota
NAMIBIA - THE Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources suspended the rock lobster quota of an unregistered rights holder last month. Despite this, the company...
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Namibia Fish Farm Fights for Survival
NAMIBIA - Aquaculture farmers at the Karovho Fish Farm in the Kavango Region have called on the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources to avail more equipment...
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Namibia Presence of Fisheries Ministry in Kavango Overdue
NAMIBIA - Construction of the eagerly awaited Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources regional office complex in the Kavango Region is still a far cry from becoming...
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Namibia Uis Tilapia Fish Farm Produces Own Fish Food
NAMIBIA - UIS aquaculture expert Johan van der Westhuizen has started a nursery and a hatchery for brine shrimp to use as feed for the growing freshwater fish population...
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Namibia Fishing Companies Add to Their Trawler Fleets
NAMIBIA - The Namibian fishing industry is flourishing to such an extent that more fishing companies are investing in new fishing vessels. ...
Friday, June 08, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Namibia Superior Value Addition Critical in Fisheries Sector
NAMIBIA - The Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Bernard Esau, has called on delegates attending the second National Annual Olupale Leeshi Fishing Conference,...
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Namibia Fish Consumption Growing in Namibia
NAMIBIA - Over the past couple of years, government as well as private fishing companies strived to promote fish consumption in the country. Namibians are generally...
Friday, May 11, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Namibia Minister Warns Companies not to Rely on Total Allowable Catch
NAMIBIA - The Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Bernard Esau, has urged fishing companies to venture into supplementary businesses in order to sustain...
Monday, March 26, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Namibia Minister of Fisheries Opens Aquaculture Centre
NAMIBIA - An inland aquaculture centre at Ongwediva in the Oshana Region, built at a cost of N$19,8 million, was officially opened by Minister of Fisheries and Marine...
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Namibia Namibian Fishing Firm Buys Stake in Tunacor
NAMIBIA - Beluga fishing, a 100 per cent Namibian owned fishing company, has made a N$50 million investment in Tunacor Fisheries Limited and has acquired a 26 per...
Friday, February 17, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Namibia Namibian Coast an Unexplored 'Gold Mine'
NAMIBIA - The unexplored Walvis Bay coast is the perfect ground for sustained and ecological agriculture farming which, according to experts, could rake in much...
Friday, January 20, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Namibia Eco Fishing Farm is Tilapia King of Hardap
NAMIBIA - After experimenting with catfish and other freshwater species, the Eco Fish Farm at the foot of the Hardap Dam near Mariental has settled to produce tilapia....
Thursday, December 01, 2011
Global Fish Farming News from Namibia New Fishing Rights Allocated
NAMBIA - A total of 59 new fishing rights will be granted for various fish species with a total of 156 companies set to benefit from these rights....
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Global Fish Farming News from Namibia Fish Eco-Tourism Enterprise Launched
NAMIBIA - Deputy Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Kilus Nguvauva, officially launched the Uis Fish Farm Eco Tourism Enterprise at Uis Village last week. ...
Friday, May 21, 2010
Global Fish Farming News from Namibia Namibia Invests in Aquaculture
NAMIBIA - The Namibian fisheries minister has called for a N$322,180,000 budget for management and administration, including aquaculture development in 2010/11....
Thursday, May 13, 2010
Global Fish Farming News from Namibia Training Programme Ahead For Namibia
NAMIBIA - Vietnamese aquaculture experts are to assist Namibia by running aquaculture training courses....
Monday, March 30, 2009
Global Fish Farming News from Namibia Fish Feed Plant Cuts Costs in Onavivi
NAMIBIA, ONAVIVI – Onavivi Fish Feed Plant at Omahenene village in Outapi Constituency was inaugurated last Saturday by the Minister of Fisheries and Marine...
Monday, February 16, 2009
Global Fish Farming News from Namibia Workshop Looks at Threats to Fisheries
NAMIBIA - The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR), together with the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) delegates from South Africa as well as Namibian...
Monday, September 29, 2008
Global Fish Farming News from Namibia Namibian Aquaculture is an 'Infant With a Promise'
NAMIBIA - The Namibian Government has committed itself to building the country’s aquaculture industry after realising its great potential....
Monday, July 07, 2008
Global Fish Farming News from Namibia Support For Aquaculture Information Campaign
NAMIBIA - The Namibian Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources is to step up its information campaign on fish farming in a bid to to increase food security and...
 
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