News features and technical articles about the evolution of aquaculture, one of the world’s fastest growing industries.

Africa

Responsibility

A helping hand to lend: UK aquaculture seeks to broaden its horizons

Aquaculture is an essential contributor to the world food security challenge, and every stakeholder has a role to play in the sector’s evolution, delegates were told at the recent Aquaculture’s Global Outlook: Embracing Internationality seminar in Edinburgh, Scotland. 

Innovation & Investment

From small fry to big fish for Nigerian catfish farmer 

The 28-year-old founder and CEO of Tajin Farms – a catfish supplier and processing operation in Warri, Delta State – talks about his humble beginnings and bold plans for aquaculture in Africa. 

Innovation & Investment

Investing in Africa’s aquaculture future, part 2

Africa offers innumerable opportunities and a raft of challenges for developing a modernized aquaculture industry. Investors are interested, and pursuing with cautious optimism. 

Innovation & Investment

Investing in Africa’s aquaculture future, part 1

What is the future that Africa wants? Views on how to grow aquaculture on the continent vary widely, but no one disputes the notion that food security, food safety, income generation and job creation all stand to benefit. 

Innovation & Investment

Is Africa a ‘new Asia’ for aquaculture?

Now is the time for investment in efficiency improvements, better genetics, health management and more competition and innovation in the feed sector. Let's not perpetuate the myth that just a little more investment in some technical solutions will solve the