Fish farming can generate high interest and excitement. It has great potential to produce high quality protein in relatively short time periods and in small areas. Fish farming is one way that resource poor farmers throughout the world can provide protein that is often lacking in the family diet and too expensive to purchase.



  1. Key Resource 2010-07-01 Fish farming can generate high interest and excitement. It has great potential to produce high quality protein in relatively short time periods and in small areas. Fish farming is one way that resource poor farmers throughout the world can provide protein that is often lacking in the family diet...
  2. 2014-01-01 Aquaponics is a symbiotic integration of two mature disciplines: aquaculture and hydroponics. This technical paper discusses the three groups of living organisms (bacteria, plants and fish) that make up the aquaponic ecosystem. It presents management strategies and troubleshooting practices, as...
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  5. 1993-03-19 Living Water International (LWI) started with Auburn scientists. Dr. Bryan Duncan writes that LWI “is an association of specialists in water resource management, fisheries and aquaculture. LWI was founded to provide information and technical assistance to Christian missions, and similar...
  6. Key Resource 1998-01-01 This Agrodok describes how you can integrate fish culture with crop and animal production on a farm. This book follows on from Agrodok No.15 'Small-scale freshwater fish farming', which describes in detail the basic principles of raising fish and building a fish pond. Once agricultural activities...
  7. 2015-05-12 An overview of the aquaponics system at Aloha House, how it is run and managed Part II.
  8. 2009-10-20 Information about reports of success in Haiti with a technique developed in Israel for growing “organically certified” tilapia by adding (1) submerged bamboo poles or palm fronds and (2) a submerged “compost pile” to fertilize the pond. Microscopic organisms collectively called “periphyton” grow...
  9. Key Resource 1993-11-01 This source book describes the traditional methods of fish processing and then looks at new and improved techniques which in most cases can be constructed locally. Types of processing covered include drying, salting, smoking and fermenting.
  10. 2017-03-13 Scientists warn that global fish stocks are on the verge of collapse due to the effects of climate change and overfishing, fueling concerns of increased malnutrition. This not only translates into less fish for human consumption but, ironically, impacts aquaculture as commercial fish feed...
  11. This article is from ECHO Asia Note #20 Farm-generated fertility makes agriculture more sustainable. Crop residues and manures are part of the nutrient cycle and can lower input costs through the use of thermophilic composting, vermiculture, bokashi production, or green manures. Farm-generated...
  12. 2017-11-14 Rural Solutions is a video series that highlights solutions to specific challenges that are common in rural areas of developing countries. Without access to financial services, rural people can find themselves forever in debt to loan sharks. In this Indian fishing community, the solution to this...
  13. The mission of Caribbean Harvest is to use modern aquacultural technology tocreate a domestic fishing industry for Haitiand gain nutritional benefits for all Haitians. Production from our fish farms will serve both the domestic and export markets. Caribbean Harvest is a Haitian Charitable...
  14. 2019-05-31 The farming of fish is one of the fastest growing agricultural industries in the world for a simple reason - a lot of protein can be produced on relatively small plots of land. This talk will describe various methods of maximizing the production of fish (tilapia) using minimal resources and...
  15. 2008-01-01 The world's seafood diet will soon be comprised of over half farmed fish. Very serious environmental impacts from farming seafood are prevalent and enumerated. Some better practices and innovations are offered to alleviate the environmental concerns.
  16. 1994-01-01 The Handbook onn Small-Scale Freshwater Fish Farming provides a wealth of simply presented and illustrated information on freshwater fish farming in ponds, pens and cages, compiled from five booklets published on the subject in FAO's Better Farming Series between 1979 and 1990. Here is an...

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