Rural Aquaculture Development (RAD) has developed an innovative model both to grow and sell its own tilapia, and to support the local aquaculture sector, in a bid to improve smallholder livelihoods in western Uganda.
How shrimp producers – and those who provide their feeds – can remain solvent during a time of rock-bottom shrimp prices and record feed costs will form the crux of many of the discussions in the feed session at the forthcoming Global Shrimp Forum.
The second half of 2023 could be “the most challenging period for global aquaculture since the peak of the pandemic in 2020”, while for the shrimp sector it could be the toughest period since the outbreak of EMS in 2011.
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*.
New research from Denmark suggests that Daphnia magna - a species of water flea - may have potential to reduce eutrophication in recirculating aquaculture systems, while also providing a suitable feed source for fish larvae.