Despite major challenges—including a lack of adequately trained staff, low-quality fish seed and expensive feed—aquaculture in Africa has enormous potential. Here’s how it is benefiting from new technologies and best management practices.
The effects of climate change are felt differently by men and women. As a result, women need different strategies from men to enable them to adapt, according to recently published WorldFish research from Malawi’s Lake Chilwa Basin.
Market-led aquaculture is changing the lives of small-scale farmers in Nigeria and Kenya, highlighting the huge potential for aquaculture to drive rural development across Africa. That’s the message of a recently released report by the UK’s All-Party Parliamentary Group on Agriculture and Food for Development. The report states that research by the WorldFish-led CGIAR Research Program on Fish Agri-Food Systems (FISH) and others will be a key factor in realizing this potential.