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

Namibia

Intelligence

An emerging shellfish farming industry in Namibia

For shellfish farming in Namibia to continue expanding, industry must better comply with approved sanitation standards. The Namibian Shellfish Monitoring and Sanitation Program, currently in development, will help. 

Responsibility

Namibia project raises tilapia in former mine

A farm project in Namibia established at a lake formed by an old tin mine incorporates a hatchery facility and grow-out cages to raise tilapia. It utilizes an existing water resource to improve food security and ensures the participation of 

Aquafeeds

Local aquafeed development in Namibia

As more-intensive methods for tilapia and catfish culture become popular in Namibia, practical diets need to be formulated using local ingredients such as maize, millet, wheat bran and fishmeal to reduce feed costs.