The Lagos state government plans to establish the Lagos Aquaculture Center of Excellence in Igbonla, Epe to boost the aquaculture industry in the state through the production of 2,000 tons of fish annually.
WISHH is supporting the growth of the aquaculture industries in Ghana, Senegal and Kenya through advice on farm management, fish health and feed production.
Morocco with the support of Norway, the Netherlands and the FAO launched a $2.5 million project to support the development of aquaculture in Morocco.
The Immanuel Sheefeni Fish Farm project, that will be located in Outapi, in the Omusati region, is expected to produce over 39,000 tons per year of shrimp and over 100,000 tons of tilapia.
The Animal Feed Manufacturers Association (AFMA) has entered into a joint venture with the University of Pretoria (UP) to launch Africa’s first research and training feed mill at the UP’s Miertjie le Roux Experimental Farm in South Africa.
Optiline meets tilapia farmers’ demand for higher growth rates at a lower feed conversion ratio. It will first be available to Skretting Africa’s customers and later in other tilapia production regions around the world.
South African company, Aqua Management Technologies (AMT), has developed custom feed formulation and technology for RAS systems that, if applied correctly, will make them economically viable.
Skretting brought together leaders in the Nigerian industry to set the course for a more productive development at the recently concluded Skretting AquaForum, the first event of its kind.
The company has expanded its production facilities twice to follow the demand in the market and has also decided to sponsor World Aquaculture Society’s African Chapter as founding gold sponsor.
Neovia has announced it will become the majority shareholder of Hi Nutrients, a leading player on the premix market in Nigeria. Through this acquisition, Neovia is gaining a foothold in a promising market in which the company wants to draw on Hi Nutrients’ premix market position to develop and roll out its international premix brand Wisium’s portfolio of products and services.