Aquaculture development and research in sub-Saharan Africa national reviews

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome .

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  • Africa, Sub-Saharan.

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  • Aquaculture -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
  • Fishery management -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.

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Other titlesDéveloppement et recherche aquacoles en Afrique subsaharienne, CIFA technical paper. 23 (Supplement)
Statementedited by André G. Coche = Développement et recherche aquacoles en Afrique subsaharienne : revues nationales / révisé par André G. Coche.
ContributionsCoche, A. G., Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations., United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa., European Commission.
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LC ClassificationsSH125.A357 A78 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 397 p. :
Number of Pages397
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL541284M
ISBN 109250035691
LC Control Number96120572
OCLC/WorldCa32833903

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Part i: aquaculture development and research needs in sub-saharan africa A. AQUACULTURE DEVELOPMENT Aquaculture Aquaculture development and research in sub-Saharan Africa book still essentially a rural, secondary and part-time activity taking place in small farms. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Aquaculture development and research in sub-Saharan Africa.

Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, aquaculture development and research priorities in sub-saharan africa Aquaculture Development Priorities On the basis of the analysis of the past and present situation made in the two preceding Sections, priorities for aquaculture development in the short and medium terms.

Applied freshwater aquaculture research started in sub-saharan Africa in the 's, following the first international aquaculture consultation held in in Lumumbashi, Zaire (Anon., ). At least 10 countries (BUR, IVC, KEN, MAG, PRC, RWA, UGA, ZAI, ZAM and ZIM) were particularly active at that time in conducting research.

Get this from a library. Aquaculture development and research in sub-Saharan Africa: synthesis of national reviews and indicative action plan for research. [A G Coche; Boyd A Haight; Michel M J Vincke]. Following on the research priorities identified for removing the development constraints, research programmes have been designed to help meet the aquaculture development priorities for sub-Saharan Africa.

Most of these programmes. AQUACULTURE DEVELOPMENT IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA General Background History of the aquaculture development. Although the history of aquaculture is relatively recent in sub-Saharan Africa compared to Asia, it is not new to the majority of the countries.

In fact, most known aquaculture systems. Responding to the challenge of introducing aquaculture into small-scale farming in sub-Saharan Africa, the WorldFish Centre 1 started aqua-culture research in Malawi in with funding from the.

Conventional aquaculture began in Nigeria about with the establishment of the Panyan Fish Farm in Jos. The farm served as the first training and extension center for fish farming in the country. At. The book brings together good country data, excellent analyses and solid understanding of local contexts.’ Ernest Aryeetey, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana ‘This book masterfully combines macroeconomic, microeconomic, and case study approaches in analyzing the complex relationship between growth and poverty in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Furthermore, about 37% of sub-Saharan Africa is suitable for small-scale aquaculture and 23% for commercial aquaculture (Brummett et al.

); however, less than 5% is utilized for the purpose. The vision is to make aquaculture in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa the main source of fish to meet local protein need, form a major source of export, generate jobs and increase income.

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The challenge to local producers is to produce fish at a price that is competitive with Aquaculture takes place in Africa for the first time, in Cape Town, South Africa, from There is a policy of increased support of aquaculture development in Sub-Saharan Africa.

In the region, aquaculture expansion has the potential to create new jobs and improve food security among. Aquaculture is the farming of aquatic organisms such as fish, prawns, molluscs, and aquatic plants related directly or indirectly to human consumption.

Journal of Aquaculture Research & Development publishes research, review, short commentary related to freshwater aquaculture, brackish water aquaculture, marine aquaculture. “Marine aquaculture output in sub-Saharan Africa is very low with a significant portion being produced in South Africa,” explains Bolton, one of UCT’s AfriMAQUA project leads.

“A major aim of AfriMAQUA is to link scientists working on various marine aquaculture. The model estimated that 37% of sub-Saharan Africa is suitable for small-scale, artisanal fish farming, which if realized could have substantial impacts on household food security.

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Steps ahead for aquaculture development in Sub-Saharan Africa—the case of Nigeria Conventional aquaculture began in Nigeria about with the establishment of the Panyan Fish Farm in Jos. This paper recommends some measures to be taken for the development of aquaculture Cited by: About WorldFish WorldFish is an international, nonprofit research organization that harnesses the potential of fisheries and aquaculture to reduce hunger and poverty.

In the developing world, more than one billion poor people obtain most of their animal protein from fish and million depend on fishing and aquaculture. The Africa Development Forum Series was created in to focus on issues of signifi - cant relevance to Sub-Saharan Africa’s social and economic develo pment.

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Coche,Boyd A. Haight.,Michel M.J. Vincke. CIFA. Executive summary: The EC funded FP7 SARNISSA network project began in February aiming to address one of the key recognised constraints holding back the development of aquaculture in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), namely the lack of access to relevant focussed information and communication in order to significantly increase aquaculture.

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A healthy fishery requires a careful balance of water culture to. Poor handling is the greatest potential food safety issue in sub‐Saharan Africa, because much of aquaculture production is undertaken by small‐scale farmers who grow and handle relatively small quantities.

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