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Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Nigeria New Import Quotas Crash Nigerian Fish Prices
NIGERIA - Millions of fish consumers are heaving a sigh of relief as fresh import quotas for fish issued by the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) recently helped to...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Nigeria Nigerian Fish Production gets $60 million Boost
NIGERIA - A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Oyo State Government and private firm Triton Aqua Africa Ltd will see $60 million injected into fish production....
Monday, September 15, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Nigeria Nigeria Spends $500 million Yearly on Fish Imports
NIGERIA - The National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS) said that the Federal Government imports 1.96 million tons of fish valued at $500 million annually...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Nigeria Nigeria Trains Women on Aquaculture and Fisheries Development
NIGERIA - Over 100 women in Niger state have been trained in aquaculture and fisheries development as part of the Agriculture Transformation Agenda (ATA) of the...
Monday, July 21, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Nigeria New Tilapia Association Opens in Nigeria
NIGERIA - A new tilapia association has been set up in Nigeria....
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Nigeria Nutreco Enters Joint Venture with Nigerian Fish Feed Company
NIGERIA - Nutreco has signed an agreement to enter into a joint venture in Nigeria with Durante, a leading supplier of fish feed in Nigeria and Nutreco's existing...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Nigeria Nigeria Engages 100,000 Youths in Aquaculture
NIGERIA - In its determination to engage its youths in aquaculture, the Ondo State Government has admitted over 100,000 in its aquaculture projects and has plans...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Nigeria Nigeria Begins Import Quota Policy for Fish
NIGERIA - Nigeria has begun the implementation of a new import quota regime for fish. The aim is to stimulate the country to become self-sufficient in fish production...
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Nigeria Fisheries Commission Bill to Address Nigeria's Fish Deficit
NIGERIA - The passage of the National Fisheries Commission Bill currently under deliberation at the National Assembly is expected to address the fish deficit in...
Friday, March 07, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Nigeria New Website Helps African Farmers Manage Catfish Operations
NIGERIA - Lanre Ogunsina, CEO of Fishmaster Ltd, an African catfish company based in Nigeria, has developed a new website that will help African catfish farmers...
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Nigeria Trawler Association Urges Government not to Ban Fish Imports
NIGERIA - Nigeria Trawler Owners Association (NITOA) has cautioned the federal government against its plans to ban fish importation. ...
Monday, February 03, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Nigeria Nigeria Aims for Self-Sufficiency in Fish Production
NIGERIA - The Federal Government plans to increase fish production from 780,000 to three million tonnes yearly in order to reach self-sufficiency in fish production....
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Nigeria Nigeria Introduces Import Quota on Fish
NIGERIA - Nigeria’s Minister Adesina of Agriculture announced in October 2013 that the government would ban fish imports over four years, and raise the import...
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Nigeria VIV Announces Animal Protein Summit for Nigeria
NIGERIA - Nigeria’s agribusiness leaders, organisations and authorities have the unique opportunity in January 2014 to take part free of charge in a one-day international...
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Nigeria Finnish Firm to Set up Fish Feed Plant in Lagos
NIGERIA - The Lagos State government on Friday said a Finland-based firm is planning to set up a fish feed plant in the state....
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Nigeria Intergrating Aquaculture, Poultry and Rice Farming Could Help Nigerian Farmers
NIGERIA - In order to help farmers improve their production, food security and profits, the West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development...
Thursday, August 29, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Nigeria Nigeria May Soon Ban Fish Imports
NIGERIA - The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Akinwumi Adesina, said that the Federal Government may soon place a total ban on the importation of...
Friday, August 16, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Nigeria N1.17 Billion Invested on Bayelsa Aquaculture Farms
NIGERIA - Bayelsa State government is investing N1.17 billion on aquaculture farms; fish processing and storage facilities, while its foreign partners will source...
Friday, July 05, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Nigeria Nigeria Targets Million Ton Annual Fish Output
NIGERIA - The southeast states of Nigeria have embraced catfish farming with the determination to make significant production input to the targeted one million metric...
Monday, July 01, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Nigeria Sokoto to Boost Fish Farming
NIGERIA - The Sokoto State government has expressed commitment towards boosting fish farming in the state. ...
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Nigeria New Catfish Hatchery Opening in Nigeria
NIGERIA - A new catfish hatchery has been set up in Ibadan, Nigeria. With the first fingerlings expected in July 2013, the facility will provide fish farmers in...
Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Nigeria Nigerians Encouraged to Invest in Aquaculture
NIGERIA - With better opportunities in the Nigerian aquaculture industry through improved market integration, small and large scale entrepreneurs are being encouraged...
Thursday, April 04, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Nigeria Atlantic Shrimpers' Prim7stars Brand now Friend of the Sea
NIGERIA - Atlantic Shrimpers Limited Nigerian trawlers, fishing in the FAO Area 34 (Atlantic Eastern Central) around the Nigerian coast, positively concluded Friend...
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Nigeria Ogun Government Boosts Fish Farming
NIGERIA - In an effort to reduce the importation of fish and boost the agricultural sector in Ogun, the state government has commenced the rehabilitation of three...
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Nigeria Lagos Supports Poultry, Rice and Aquaculture
NIGERIA - The physical disbursement of money to beneficiaries of the Commercial Agriculture Development Project (CADP), which commenced in May 2010, has seen 136...
Friday, February 17, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Nigeria Lagos Targets 500,000 Jobs in Aquaculture
NIGERIA - The Lagos State Government is targeting 500,000 jobs in the fisheries sector in the next five years. This will be actualised through aquaculture, an area...
Thursday, October 06, 2011
Global Fish Farming News from Nigeria N100 Billion Spent On Fish Importation Annually
NIGERIA - Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has disclosed that Nigeria spent over N100 billion on the importation of frozen fish...
Tuesday, August 09, 2011
Global Fish Farming News from Nigeria Fish Production Declining Says Expert
NIGERIA - The national fish productivity is on the decline, according to Antetekhai Martinsa, professor of fisheries at Lagos State University (LASU), writes The...
Monday, December 20, 2010
Global Fish Farming News from Nigeria Government Must Encourage Fish Farming
NIGERIA - Tayo Alabi, a botanist in Lagos, has urged the federal government to create an enabling environment that will encourage greater participation in fish farming....
Monday, September 27, 2010
Global Fish Farming News from Nigeria Expanding Fish Production In Nigeria
NIGERIA - The FCT Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat (ARDS) has distributed fishery inputs worth N12 million (US$78,000)) to fishermen in the territory...
 
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