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SA: Govt recognises the importance of aquaculture

Pretoria- Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister, Tina Joemat-Pettersson, says government recognises the importance of aquaculture and the role it will play in sustaining production of food fish. “The South African Government recognises the importance of aquaculture and the role it will play in sustaining production of food fish, as the natural fish resources become further challenged and wild stocks under ...

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AfDB Loan Helps Boost Zimbabwean Fish Production

Fish production in Zimbabwe is set to grow after the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved a loan of USD 8 million to help fund a tilapia farming and processing project on Lake Kariba, located on the country’s border with Zambia.

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Africa’s mollusc stocks at risk from ocean acidification

[ANTANANARIVO] Fishermen in Haiti and some African countries could lose their livelihoods as ocean acidification causes a decline in mollusc populations, a study has found. Human industrial activities release carbon dioxide, which dissolves in sea water, increasing its acidity. This higher acidity damages the mollusc stocks on which many fishermen in Gambia, Haiti, Madagascar, Mozambique and Senegal rely.

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