eFishery is the first aquaculture startup to reach a valuation of over $1 billion. This should open the floodgates for meaningful investment in the industry, according to Amy Novogratz – co-founder and managing partner of Aqua-Spark*.
There are those who argue that farming is a way of life and not a business, but in today's modern, competitive and global agriculture/agribusiness environment, that mindset is the quickest way to lose money.
While many grandiose aquaculture projects have failed to live up to their promise in the Middle East, Fish Farms LLC – which includes a hatchery, cage farms and RAS facilities in Dubai – offers an example of what can be achieved under testing conditions.
Though indoor shrimp farming has been tapped as a potential disruptor in the aquaculture space, investors have been hesitant to sign on the dotted line. But according to Aurore Gil of ADM Capital Europe, this reflects an investment stance that’s better charact…
Effluent from shrimp ponds can have a significant impact on the natural environment and on neighbouring shrimp farms, but there are a number of ways to reduce this impact, for the good of both the farmers and their surrounding areas.