An in-pond raceway system for intensive pond aquaculture was successfully demonstrated in China by the international marketing program of the U.S. Soybean Export Council.
Due to their limited scale, small-scale aquaculture producers largely have to accommodate the conditions imposed by the following links in the value chain in terms of prices and quality standards.
The inadequate supply of postlarvae is a bottleneck for prawn production in Bangladesh. A shortage of wild broodstock to supply the hatcheries is an ongoing concern.
Kenya's economic stimulus program includes a bold move to help the country’s small-scale farmers literally dig themselves out of poverty with fish ponds.
Auburn University researched how to improve economic efficiency and profitability of catfish production with in-pond raceway systems. IPRS systems help achieve high levels of feed performance and fish survival, and lower production costs.