Aqua Shops

From Timbuktu Chronicles Tue Dec 11 2012, 06:00:00

New Agriculturist reports on a Farm Africa initiative:

"By providing information on best-practice to fish farmers, Aqua Shops are taking a leading role in helping build profitable and sustainable aquaculture enterprises," explains Susan Otieno, Aqua Shop project coordinator. "The Aqua Shops act as hubs, supporting new fish farmers with essential materials such as fish feed and manure as well as technical advice so they can develop their businesses."

Each person chosen to run an aqua shop has had to demonstrate that they have relevant business and technical experience, that they have enough capital to invest in the shops, and they are willing to undertake a two week intensive training course in agribusiness and [view whole blog post ]

 See More    |     Report Abuse


You might also be interested in the following news stories:

Africa:   ICC Prosecutor's Policy On Case Selection - Timely, but Is It Enough? (analysis)
Institute for Security Studies
28 September 2016

On 15 September, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda, released her office's much-anticipated Policy Paper on Case Selection and Prioritisation. The policy is a ... [read more]

Ethiopia:   Soil Map Arms Farmers With New Fertilisers in Climate Fight (news)
Thomson Reuters Foundation
29 September 2016

Nationwide survey of soil conditions is leading to more effective use of fertilisers and could boost food security A comprehensive digital map charting soil fertility in Ethiopia is proving an ... [read more]

Zambia:   President Appoints Lubinda As Justice Minister (news)
Zambia Reports
29 September 2016

President Edgar Lungu has departed from the traditional appointment of a lawyer as justice minister to assigning Kabwata MP Given Lubinda with the position. Lubinda has no legal background but is ... [read more]



blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!