Fishing

FISHERIES POLICY AND FISH HYGIENE FOR JUNE 2018

44 views
02-Jul-2018

By Isaac Omiat

TECHNICAL INFORMATION IN FOOD & FISHERIES POLICY & DEVELOPMENT

Full story
Unfenced fish ponds

Theft ruining the hopes of aquaculture in Africa

44 views
02-Jul-2018

By Isaac Omiat

Small-scale aquaculture will never succeed if producers are forced to finance heavy-security fencing for their ponds.

Full story
Aquaponics 1

7 rules-of-thumb to follow in aquaponics

171 views
17-Apr-2018

By Isaac Omiat

Inspiring people to change the world by producing sustainable food in alternative ways

Full story
00a5edba33

Every drop counts

196 views
17-Apr-2018

By Isaac Omiat

How aquaponics and integrated agri-aquaculture farms are making smart use of water

Full story
Zzzzzzzzzharvesting clarias uganda usaid project

Common Fisheries Policy

209 views
09-Apr-2018

By Isaac Omiat

The European Council of Agriculture and Fisheries Ministers met in Brussels on 19 March to debate the Commission's proposal

Full story
29028190 1728304140541483 7068583989514076160 n

Nile perch in Lake Victoria

539 views
12-Mar-2018

By Isaac Omiat

174 kgs Nile perch caught in landing site of lake Victoria In Uganda

Full story
Img 20171208 143235

Min Musa Ecweru Visits Geossy Farm

380 views
08-Jan-2018

By Georwell

The minister for Disaster Preparedness Hon. Musa Ecweru visited Geossy

Full story
Img 20171126 162752

Min Musa Ecweru Visits Geossy Farm

319 views
08-Jan-2018

By Georwell

The minister for Disaster Preparedness Hon. Musa Ecweru visited Geossy

Full story
Fb img 1515428912379

Geossy Fish Farm Featured by NBS TV

970 views
08-Jan-2018

By Georwell

NBS TV: Featured Geossy impact on women and youths Fish vendors in Busia district.

Full story
Img 20171208 143125

Geossy Saves Sex Workers through credit facility

259 views
08-Jan-2018

By Georwell

Geossy impact on empowering women increasing income and reducing domestic violence through women empowerment, reducing prostitution and street boys.

Full story
Img 20171208 115820

Geossy supports 250 Women fish Vendors in Busia.

234 views
08-Jan-2018

By Georwell

Geossy fish farm has extended its credit facility for fish to women and youth fish vendors in BUSIA district. This has saved over 250 women and youths with daily income if at least 50,000/-

Full story
Tilapia pond harvest efua

Tilapia fertility spawns trouble for Ghana’s pond farmers

345 views
21-Dec-2017

By Isaac Omiat

GENETICS & BREEDING PRODUCTION SYSTEMS EDUCATION & ACADEMIA

Full story
Goat farming 696x432

The importance of a business plan for farming

220 views
03-Dec-2017

By Isaac Omiat

You wouldn’t drive a car without a steering wheel. So why run a farm without a business plan?

Full story
Cattle business 696x432

Follow these steps when drafting a business plan

225 views
03-Dec-2017

By Isaac Omiat

A business plan will help you access funding and serve as a working document to guide your managerial decisions. But, before you write up that plan, do your research properly!

Full story
Cattle feed by cgoodwin 696x432

What are the objectives of your business plan?

252 views
03-Dec-2017

By Isaac Omiat

The objectives outlined in your business plan must be realistic and achievable, with the strengths and weaknesses properly identified and analysed.

Full story
Nile tilapia c

Nonprofit will develop and disseminate disease-resistant tilapia

300 views
20-Nov-2017

By George Wanda

New strains of Nile tilapia that are more resistant to disease and more effective at utilizing feed are being developed by WorldFish.

Full story
Cop azureus fish

Why aquaculture is stressful for fish

245 views
15-Nov-2017

By Isaac Omiat

Fish species that are adapted for rivers generally perform better under aquaculture’s challenging conditions.

Full story
Ankole bull daniel naude

Cyril Ramaphosa’s Ankole bull sells for R640 000

367 views
04-Nov-2017

By Isaac Omiat

An Ankole bull belonging to Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa sold for R640 000 at the Ntaba Nyoni auction on Wednesday, near Ermelo in Mpumalanga.

Full story
Smallscale chicken farming chicks 696x432

Big boost for Rwandan poultry production

358 views
04-Nov-2017

By Isaac Omiat

Social impact agribusiness investor, AgDevCo, recently announced a US$3 million (about R43 million) debt investment in the Rwandan poultry company, Uzima Chicken.

Full story
Zambian farmers want zero tax rating on inputs

Zambian farmers want zero tax rating on inputs

239 views
04-Nov-2017

By Isaac Omiat

For Zambia to become a breadbasket in Africa, it was necessary for its government to urgently implement a zero tax rate on products essential for enhanced agricultural production.

Full story
Dr akinwumi adesina 696x431

Dr Akinwumi Adesina named 2017 World Food Prize winner

203 views
04-Nov-2017

By Isaac Omiat

African Development Bank (ADB) president, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has been announced as the 2017 World Food Prize (WFP) laureate.

Full story
Potato seeds farming kenya 696x432

British potatoes put roots down in Africa

260 views
04-Nov-2017

By Isaac Omiat

A potato seed trial in Kenya has passed initial tests and the plants are now growing well in three locations in the country.

Full story
Naro media1

Naro to tackle fake seeds and inputs with finger-print tracking, labelling technology

233 views
02-Nov-2017

By Isaac Omiat

National Agricultural Research Organisation (Naro) is to implement a project, which will use high-tech ICT tools to finger-print seals of authenticity on all seed, planting materials and varieties they release.

Full story
Maize land

Uganda in need of food aid

255 views
30-Oct-2017

By Isaac Omiat

Uganda’s government recently announced that at least 10 million Ugandans were in need of food aid after the drought affected crop harvests, according to media reports.

Full story
Cashew nuts

Kenya cashew nut exports decline after government ban

264 views
30-Oct-2017

By Isaac Omiat

Kenya’s cashew nut exports decreased from 835t to 485t between 2013 and 2015.

Full story
Aged beef meat

The economics of producing aged, premium beef

260 views
30-Oct-2017

By Isaac Omiat

Gary Jackson of Jackson’s Real Food Market, Chris Paulsen of the Bull and Bush butchery, restaurateurs Steve Maresch and Llewy Mateza of The Local Grill

Full story
Ict works

Balancing Technology and Human Touch in Agriculture Extension Services

219 views
27-Sep-2017

By Isaac Omiat

Balancing Technology and Human Touch in Agriculture Extension Services

Full story
Aaeaaqaaaaaaaatpaaaajgyyodk3nmmxltc2mtitngfjmc04mdy4lwjjnwzmzgm5mtdjnw

A Note from the Digital Thinking Initiative:

225 views
23-Sep-2017

By Isaac Omiat

A Note from the Digital Thinking Initiative: A lot of the essays in this volume talk about how government and the development community can join forces with the private sector to give smallholder farmers a brighter future.

Full story
Tomato crop

New fresh produce market set to boost Nigerian agri sector

208 views
23-Sep-2017

By Isaac Omiat

An agricultural commodities market is being set up near Benin City in Nigeria, as part of the Nigerian government’s efforts to resuscitate the farming industry and reduce the country’s reliance on the struggling oil industry.

Full story
Eggs

Netherlands scrambles to undo eggs disaster

242 views
23-Sep-2017

By Isaac Omiat

The Netherlands poultry industry is making a concerted effort to undo the damage to its reputation after eggs it produced and exported was found to be contaminated with insecticide.

Full story
Dairy cows

Project to grow India’s world-leading dairy industry

253 views
23-Sep-2017

By Isaac Omiat

The Indian government approved a Rs108,8 billion (R22,4 billion) 12-year plan, from 2017/2018 to 2028/2029, to grow its dairy industry, already the largest in the world.

Full story
839e41da2936945a4e83edc5056856fb

Project to grow India’s world-leading dairy industry

213 views
23-Sep-2017

By Isaac Omiat

The Indian government approved a Rs108,8 billion (R22,4 billion) 12-year plan, from 2017/2018 to 2028/2029, to grow its dairy industry, already the largest in the world.

Full story
Ankole cattle 696x432

Ankole Longhorn: Cyril Ramaphosa’s passion and pride

507 views
23-Sep-2017

By Isaac Omiat

The Ugandan Ankole breed could offer many advantages for the local market. SA deputy president and Ankole stud breeder, Cyril Ramaphosa, farm manager and animal scientist Kobus Rall, and embryologist Morné de la Rey spoke to Gerhard Uys.

Full story