Home Archive by category Fish Farming

Fish Farming

Fish Farming

COVID-19: STAKEHOLDERS COUNT LOSSES IN AQUACULTURE

Stakeholders in the aquaculture sector have raised alarm of a looming food crisis, unless sound and decisive measures are taken to sustain food supply chains and to protect the poor and vulnerable communities. They noted with dismay that COVID-19 has affected the entire value chain in the industry from pre-production, production, processing, storage, transportation, and Continue Reading
Fish Farming

FG INAUGURATES ASSOCIATION TO BOOST FISH PRODUCTION

The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, has inaugurated the National Fish Association of Nigeria (NFAN) to boost production and achieve self-sufficiency. The inauguration is part of the effort of government to strengthen commodity associations to bridge the wide gap between import and domestic production. Inaugurating the association Continue Reading
Fish Farming

LAGOS CHARGES FARMERS TO DEVELOP VALUE CHAIN IN FISH PRODUCTION

The Lagos State government has charged members of the Lagos State Catfish and Allied Farmers Association (LASCAFAN) to explore new frontiers for the overall development of subsector, as there are enormous untapped investment potentialities. The Commissioner for Agriculture, Prince Gbolahun Lawal, who gave the charge in Lagos at the weekend at the inauguration of new […]Continue Reading
Fish Farming

COASTAL PROTECTION IMPERATIVE FOR SUSTAINABLE FISHERY ECONOMY

A professor of fisheries and aquatic resources management, Anthony Nlewadim, has said that the protection of coastal communities and water bodies from effects of climate change and other anthropogenic sources of degradation are imperative to maintaining a stable and sustainable economy through fisheries. Aquaculture Nlewadim of the Michael Okpara University of Continue Reading