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Friday, September 13, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Uganda Calls for a Privately Run Aquaculture Sector
UGANDA - Uganda and ten other African countries have started drafting a comprehensive policy that seeks to promote aquaculture, with the private sector as the major...
Friday, July 19, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Uganda Ugandan Charity Farm Project Undergoes Commercialisation
UGANDA - There is currently a high demand for fish in Uganda which is not being met from wild fisheries due to overfishing in the country's lakes. Paul Wasswa who...
Monday, July 01, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Uganda Vice-President Advises Ugandans to Invest in Fish Farming
UGANDA - Ugandan Vice-President, Edward Ssekandi, has advised the people to invest in fish farming in order to reduce dependence on fish from the lakes. ...
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Uganda Uganda's Tilapia to Hit German Markets Soon
UGANDA - Commercial fish farmers and local fishermen will soon be able to boost their incomes as the country's tilapia will soon be hitting the German markets....
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Uganda FAO Supports Transformation of Uganda's Agri Sector
UGANDA - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva met with Ugandan Vice-President Edward Sekandi to discuss ways to ensure food security for all Ugandans and...
Friday, February 01, 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Uganda Fish Farmers Decry Fake Fish Feeds on the Market
UGANDA - Fish dealers have called upon the Government to intervene in fish feeds production. The dealers complain that the feeds on the market are sub-standard and...
Monday, October 08, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Uganda WAFICOS Uganda 6th Annual Fish Farmers Symposium
UGANDA - The Sixth Annual Fish Farmers’ Symposium and Trade Fair is taking place in Kampala, Uganda on the 23 - 25 January 2013. This years theme is "play your...
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Uganda Fifth Annual Fish Farmers' Symposium, Trade Fair
UGANDA - The main objective of the fifth symposium is to share the experiences and results of farmers who have adopted Best Management Practices and the challenges...
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Uganda Fishermen Urged to Move from Capture Fisheries to Cage Culture
UGANDA - Fishermen on Lake Victoria, Uganda, are been encouraged by the government to start rearing fish in the lake, rather than relying on capture fisheries, which...
Monday, March 19, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Uganda New Draft Aquaculture Policy Completed
UGANDA - The ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries has completed drafting a new policy that seeks to promote fish farming in the country through...
Friday, February 24, 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Uganda New Gov't Policy to Boost Fish Farming in Uganda
UGANDA - The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries will soon ratify a new policy expected to favour aquaculture and boost fish farming....
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Global Fish Farming News from Uganda Illegal Fishing Is Depleting Economy
UGANDA - Uganda loses $180m (Shs427b) in foreign earnings annually to illegal fishing, Fisheries minister Ruth Nankabirwa has said. ...
Friday, December 09, 2011
Global Fish Farming News from Uganda Increasing Fish Production & Consumption
UGANDA - Increasing Fish Production and Consumption in Uganda is the theme of the fifth annual fish farmers' symposium and trade fair in Kampala. The main objective...
Wednesday, March 09, 2011
Global Fish Farming News from Uganda Carp Comeback Highlights Revamped Industry
UGANDA - Justus Rutaisire of Uganda's Makerere University is reversing the decline of Uganda's aquaculture industry....
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Global Fish Farming News from Uganda Kabale Farmers to Get Local Fish
UGANDA - Fish farmers in Kyanamira sub-county Kabale district are to receive fish fry from the sub-county hatcheries. The hatcheries were recently restocked with...
Wednesday, October 07, 2009
Global Fish Farming News from Uganda China-Uganda Aquaculture Project Launched
UGANDA - The Uganda and Chinese government have joined forces to build an agricultural technology demonstration centre at Kajjansi Aquaculture Research and Development...
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Global Fish Farming News from Uganda Uganda Seeks to Boost Fish Output Again
UGANDA - The government is taking steps to restore the fish sector, which earns significant exports....
Monday, September 21, 2009
Global Fish Farming News from Uganda Potential for New Fish Farms in Kabarole
UGANDA - Fish farming in cages is to be set up in Kabarole district....
Wednesday, June 24, 2009
Global Fish Farming News from Uganda Large-Scale Aquaculture Beginning in Uganda's North
UGANDA - Eastern and northern Uganda are set to become leading fishing regions, the fisheries state minister has said. ...
Monday, January 19, 2009
Global Fish Farming News from Uganda Uganda's Black Market: Victoria Running Low on Fish
UGANDA - Illegal trade and overfishing in Lake Victoria have led to fish scarcities in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania....
Friday, January 02, 2009
Global Fish Farming News from Uganda Minister Advocates Fish Farming
UGANDA - People should invest in fish farming to reduce dependence on lakes, fisheries state minister has advised....
Monday, December 29, 2008
Global Fish Farming News from Uganda Govt Asked to Check Fish Pesticides
UGANDA - The Government has been urged to control the use of pesticides and fertilisers in fish farming so as to enhance the quality and market competitiveness of...
Tuesday, December 09, 2008
Global Fish Farming News from Uganda Museveni Clarifies Low Fish Catch
UGANDA - President Yoweri Museveni has said increased pollution of Lake Victoria and the declining stocks of the Nile Perch are a result of poverty. ...
Tuesday, November 11, 2008
Global Fish Farming News from Uganda Lake Victoria Fish Demise Calls for Intervention
UGANDA - The dwindling Nile Perch stocks in Lake Victoria, a major foreign earner in recent years, is a source of worry among fishermen and international traders...
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
Global Fish Farming News from Uganda Ugandan Scientists Fishing for Ban
UGANDA - Fishermen and marine scientists want a seasonal ban on fishing on Lake Victoria in order to allow fish to breed. ...
Monday, September 01, 2008
Global Fish Farming News from Uganda Call to Promote Nile Perch Cage Farming
UGANDA - The Ugandan agriculture ministry has issued a warning that stocks of Nile perch are falling so rapidly that the country could run out in a few months. ...
Tuesday, July 29, 2008
Global Fish Farming News from Uganda Uganda's Declining Fish Stocks Spell Disaster
UGANDA - Declining fish stocks seem set to cause havoc in Uganda. It is estimated that there are up to 1.5 million people whose livelihoods depend upon what...
Wednesday, July 09, 2008
Global Fish Farming News from Uganda ‘Nile Perch, Tilapia Fish Diminishing’
UGANDA - Small fish are taking over Lake Victoria as the Nile Perch and Tilapia fall in numbers according to official sources in Uganda. ...
Thursday, July 03, 2008
Global Fish Farming News from Uganda China To Fund Fish Research Project
UGANDA - The Chinese government is to build what is expected to be the largest Aquaculture Research and Development Centre in Eastern and Central Africa at Kajjansi...
Tuesday, June 10, 2008
Global Fish Farming News from Uganda Fish Farmers Want GM Stocks
UGANDA - Fish farmers in Uganda have called on the government to allow imports of genetically-modified (GM) tilapia to boost the falling fish numbers in local waters...
 
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