An emerging shellfish farming industry in Namibia

M.Sc. Gonçalo Murta MD Ghulam Kibria
Namibia oysters

Oysters and other success stories from Southern Africa The Pacific oyster (Crassostrea gigas) is the main aquatic species maricultured in Namibia. Mariculture in Namibia is currently expanding as international markets for its farmed oysters and other shellfish are being opened, particularly in Asia. Until now, the main aquatic species grown in the country has been…

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  • M.Sc. Gonçalo Murta

    M.Sc. Gonçalo Murta

    Rua do Nateiro, 6 – 9500-512 Fajã de Cima
    Ponta Delgada, São Miguel, Portugal


  • MD Ghulam Kibria

    MD Ghulam Kibria

    Deputy Coordinator-Poverty Eradication
    (Deputy Permanent Secretary-Aquaculture/Fisheries)
    Poverty Eradication Programme (PEP)
    Ministry of Presidential Affairs, Governance and Public Administration (MOPAGPA)
    Office of the President (OP)
    Gaborone, The Government of Republic of Botswana