Friday, November 8, 2013

Aquaculture Project from Namibia published in Global Aquaculture Magazine, "The Advocate", November/December 2013 Edition


An article about the Uis Aquaculture farm of Mr. Johan van der Westhuizen has been published in the November/December edition of  "the advocate" a global aquaculture magazine. The article "Namibia Project Raises Tilapia In Former Mine" appears on p28 of this edition of the magazine.




The summary of the article read as follow:
"Sustainable development of aquaculture can help achieve social and economic benefits in Namibia. A farm project established at a lake formed by an old tin mine incorporates a hatchery facility and growout cages to raise tilapia. It utilizes an existing water resource to improve food security and ensures the participation of disadvantaged local communities. The project also aims to educate consumers on the nutritional benefits of freshwater fish and assist farmers in establishing additional growout facilities."

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