Wednesday, June 8, 2016

INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON COMMUNITY BASED FRESH WATER AQUACULTURE FOR PACIFIC AND AFRICAN COUNTRIES: INDONESIA, 8-16 NOVEMBER 2015

INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON COMMUNITY BASED FRESH WATER AQUACULTURE FOR PACIFIC AND AFRICAN COUNTRIES SAKUMBA, INDONESIA, 8-16 NOVEMBER 2016

By: Ms. H. Kombada & Mr. O. Numwa


Oliver Numwa ready board on the way to Indonesia
Background of Indonesia
vPopulation of about 255 million
v17 508 Islands
v About 400 active volcanoes
vTwo seasons, dry and rainy season
vRelative Humidity lies between 70% to 90%
vTemperature mostly 27 degrees Celsius 

Lake Cirata, man made to prduce electricity. It is 71 000ha big with 72000 net cages.

Participants
Countries
Number of Participants
Angola                   
2
Burundi                  
2
Ethiopia                  
2
Fiji                                              
2
Indonesia                
5
Kenya                      
3
Madagascar             
5
Mozambique           
2
Namibia                  
2
Sudan                     
3
Tanzania                
2
Vanuatu                 
1

Total: 31 participants from 11 countries

The Opening Ceremony was in Jakarta, attended by the Minister of Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, the Director General for Asia, Pacific and African affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other diplomats.

Induced breedingof Catfish

6 Class sessions were held in Sukabumi (about 120km from Jakarta);
1.Catfish culture techniques.
2.Introduction to Pangasius culture techniques.
3.Introduction to Tilapia culture techniques.
4.Fish health management.
5.Water quality management.
6.Fish feed management

Induced breeding of Pangasius
6 Practical sessions took place including:
1. Catfish induced breeding
2. Tilapia fry harvesting
3. Pangasius induced breeding
4. Fingerling vaccination
5. Fish Feed Production
6. Practical field trip
Fish Feed Production practical
Field Trip