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AQUACULTUREINAFRICA CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY ON 8 MARCH 2020 AND SALUTES WOMEN WHO CONTRIBUTE TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE AQUACULTURE SECTOR IN AFRICA

Aquacultureinafrica celebrates International Women’s Day on March 8. International Women’s Day 2020 focuses on the theme “An equal world is an enabled world”. Every year on 8 March, we celebrate International Women’s Day. On this day, we pause to recognize the contribution of women in our lives socially, economically, and …

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OPPORTUNITIES AND CONSTRAINTS FACING FISH PRODUCTION SYSTEM IN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC CONGO

By: Mushagalusa Namegabe Janvier, International institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA). Democratic Republic Congo.  INTRODUCTION Aquaculture production in sub-Saharan Africa is potential for sustaining growth over the next two decades; hence, there is a need of identifying livestock systems that allow a margin for progress that can increase production significantly. Furthermore, …

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INTEGRATING WOMEN AND YOUTH IN FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE VALUE CHAINS AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA

Pan-Africa Policy Research Network for Fisheries & Aquaculture Concept Note for a Writers-shop to be held in Libreville, Gabon, from 13-16 November 2019. Background Gender inequalities limit fisheries and aquaculture productivity and sustainability and, in so doing, undermine development agendas of African Union. Consequently, the AU has prioritized gender issues. …

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Forms of Gender Inequalities in Fish Farming in Kwnza Division, Trans Nzoia County, Kenya

County, Kenya. Samuel Kiumbuku1, Jane Mutinda 2, Jeanne Bernard3 Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries: P.O Box 2169-30200, Kitale, Kenya. School of Environmental Studies, Kenyatta University, P.O Box 43844-00100, Nairobi, Kenya. School of Business, Kenyatta University, P.O Box 437-90100, Machakos, Kenya Abstract Fish farming being a sub-sector in agriculture has …

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Empowering Smallholder Farmers In Fish, Poultry Farming Graduating trainees at the completion of a capacity building, empowerment in agriculture and other value chains for women and youths in the Niger Delta region organized by the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, at The Polytechnic Ibadan recently.   The successful completion of …

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