Many donor-driven attempts at developing the East African aquaculture sector have failed, until a Dutch-East African initiative adopted an innovative approach and the FoodTechAfrica project was born.
Aquaculture in Sub-Saharan Africa
|African Fish Farming|
Demand for fish in Africa is thus going up, whilst wild-catch is declining. In East Africa, Lake Victoria, wild catch declined by half on the Kenyan side of the lake. This leaves fish farming or importing fish as the two main options to provide fish to the growing consumer base. Africa is under the spotlight when it comes to global food security, and food security is best achieved by sustainable local production. Thus, it is important to look inland, towards sustainable farming of freshwater fish.
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