Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Taiwan helps Belize in tilapia project

Taiwan and Belize are working together in a five year project in rural areas to produce tilapia, so that the people will have an ample supply of fish protein in their diet. The project was undertaken by the government of Belize with technical support from Taiwan, the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, René Montero, signed an agreement to implement the project with the Republic of China’s Ambassador in Belize, H.E. David Wu, at the Taiwanese Embassy in Belize City on Monday, February 13.
Training of fisherman in fish farming in Belize
One of the key aims of this project is to make small scale tilapia farming a recognised and permanent feature of the agriculture sector in Belize. This initial phase of the project will increase production of tilapia fingerlings from 110,000 to one million units by the end of the five-year project period. Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little, The Aquaculturists, published and supported by the International Aquafeed Magazine from Perendale Publishers. To get your copy of  'PPLAPP' click here.
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