Large-scale tilapia project driving aquaculture development in Ivory Coast

Jérôme Lazard, Ph.D. Habib Coulibaly

Has fish farming reached a turning point in sub-Saharan Africa? Tilapia harvested from the floating cages in Lake Taabo can help supply the strong local demand for fish, which currently is met largely by imports. Fish culture in sub-Saharan Africa has been only recently implemented, unlike what has occurred in many other parts of the world. This…

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  • Jérôme Lazard, Ph.D.

    Jérôme Lazard, Ph.D.

    International Consultant in Tropical Aquaculture
    HUDDA (Human Development and Dams)
    97 Avenue de la République
    75011 Paris, France


  • Habib Coulibaly

    Habib Coulibaly

    Engineer and Executive Director
    Societe d’Elevage et de Distributionde Poissons
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire