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Ministry fails to bait farmers with commercial fishing driveDaily Nation | 01 Dec 2010
Millions of taxpayers money used to dig fish ponds in Nyeri County have gone down the drain because they were sub-standard. But the Ministry of Fisheries and Development is in the second phase of another 100 fish ponds without any audit of the work previously carried out. Water drains out of many fish ponds even as heavy rains pound the region while those with water have no fingerlings.
Egypt: Fooling Fish to Grow and MultiplyInter Press Service | 18 Nov 2010
Surrounded by glass jugs and beakers full of bubbling green slime, Mohamed Ashour appears to be experimenting with a new formula for pea soup. As part of his daily rounds, the Egyptian researcher checks the valves on the tubing connecting each vessel, ensuring their verdant-hued contents are adequately aerated.
SOUTH AFRICA: Greening Project Creates Income and Food Security - IPS ipsnews.netInter Press Service | 17 Sep 2010
Under the motto a healthy environment – a healthy community, Green Communities has developed projects that the NGO claims have significant benefits for both the environment and communities, including climate change mitigation, beautifying the area, enhancing peoples health, providing food and...
African aquaculture can flourish with supportSCIDEV.NET | 09 Jun 2010
If aquaculture is to help feed Africa's urbanising populations, we must support small and medium enterprises, says Malcolm Beveridge. Fish is a critical addition to starchy staples in the diets of millions of poor people in the developing world and demand for it is increasing. Meeting this demand from wild fisheries, which are largely dependent on fully or over-exploited stocks, is not an option.
Ethiopia gets long-awaited science academySCIDEV.NET | 07 Apr 2010
Ethiopia's first science academy — initially discussed almost forty years ago — will be launched this week. The aims of the Ethiopian Academy of Sciences (EAS), based in Addis Ababa, include promoting the national science agenda, such as new farming and industrial technologies. The academy will also give researchers financial and technical support, and publish journals and books for scientists and the public.
Stemming the Tide of Marine Waste with Market-Based InstrumentsUNEP | 14 May 2009
From paying fishermen to 'fish for litter' to laws banning food vendors from using plastic cups and plates in coastal parks, governments and local authorities around the world are increasingly turning to market-based instruments to cut litter and waste entering the sea.
Climate Change May Half Fish LandingsNamibia Economist | 27 Apr 2009
Climate change may reduce the countrys fishing industry landings by up to 50%, Minister of Tourism and Environment Netumbo Nandi Ndaitwah said.
Fish farming to contribute to food security in BurundiAfrican Press Agency | 11 Feb 2009
The head of the national fish farming centre of Burundi, Déo Karega, averred that pisciculture will receive special attention in order to increase its contribution to food security in the country.
Uganda: Nakaseke Embarks on Fish FarmingThe New Vision | 29 Jul 2008
Farmers in Nakaseke District have embarked on fish farming as an alternative sources of income. This is because poor soils and pests have increasingly affected crop production in the area.
Aquaculture only way to fill the coming "fish gap"The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations | 19 Nov 2007
FAO told high level group of fisheries ministers meeting in Rome today that aquaculture represents the only way of meeting future need for fish and needs to be more widely promoted, especially in the developing world.
Rain, rain, don't go awayNamibia News | 30 Jan 2007
GOOD rains have fallen over most parts of Namibia since the weekend and the good news is that the rainy weather will stay until tomorrow. Moist tropical air from Angola will prevail today and tomorrow, with a 40 to 60 per cent chance of rain in the northern half of the country, weather forecaster Victor Kaurimuje said yesterday.
The East African - Nile perch stocks falling rapidlyDaily Nation | 10 Jan 2007
LAKE VICTORIA is the most productive freshwater fishery in Africa, a report reveals. A survey by the Lake Victoria Fisheries Organisation says the lake produces a fish catch of more than 800,000 tonnes of fish annually, currently worth about $590 million.