Tagged with "Aquaculture"

  • Seafood MAP: First Tests to start in October

    A new phase is about to begin for the Seafood MAP project. After consultations with various GSSI Partners and stakeholders over the summer, the first tests of…

    Seafood MAP: First Tests to start in October
  • Podcast: Avoiding diseases in aquaculture as a sustainability tool

    In this podcast Flavio Corsin, IDH director of Aquaculture, talks about the importance of avoiding diseases in aquaculture as a sustainability tool. Disease outbreaks can cause major fish mortality, leading to loss…

    Podcast: Avoiding diseases in aquaculture as a sustainability tool
  • SDM Case Report: Chicoa Fish Farm, Mozambique

    Chicoa Fish Farm (CFF) is a vertically integrated company that breeds, grows, sells and exports tilapia fish. CFF could be an important entry-point to develop the aquaculture sector in Mozambique…

    SDM Case Report: Chicoa Fish Farm, Mozambique
  • ToR Aquaculture Advisor

    We are looking for an aquaculture advisor to align the seafood market around the Seafood MAP and strengthen IDH’s market engagement for our 2021-2025 agenda. The Aquaculture Program is one…

    ToR Aquaculture Advisor
  • Is this Black Soldier Fly the answer to food security in Africa?

    The insect larvae of the Black Soldier Fly can turn organic waste and manure into very high protein fish feed. The insects larvae production is cheap, thereby…

    Is this Black Soldier Fly the answer to food security in Africa?
  • Honey farms in West Kalimantan enjoy increased demand during COVID-19

    The demand for honey produced by Padang Tikar village forest in Kubu Raya district, West Kalimantan (Indonesia) has increased by 500% during the COVID-19 pandemic. Residents of populous West Java and East Java have increased their consumption of honey, vitamin C and D3 as they believe this will boost their immune system. The honey is produced by Indonesian villagers who took up honey farming in 2018 as part of a community-based forest management initiative.

    Honey farms in West Kalimantan enjoy increased demand during COVID-19
  • Seafood MAP / PAM

    IDH works with international and local producers, processors, traders and investors to co-develop scalable and replicable sustainability solutions for the global aquaculture industry. We use the United Nations SDGs as…

    Seafood MAP / PAM
  • Coronavirus may help spur aquaculture investments in Africa

    Originally posted on the Undercurrent News. The African aquaculture sector has become an even more appealing investment proposition in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Flavio Corsin — head of…

    Coronavirus may help spur aquaculture investments in Africa
  • Indonesian start-up adapts app to support shrimp farmers through COVID-19 crisis

    Shrimp farmers are a hardy bunch. In recent years, the industry has been hit by a number of viral diseases, such as the White Spot Disease and Early Mortality Syndrome. The Asian shrimp industry alone reported to have lost at least USD $20 billion in the last decade. This series of shocks has led the industry to bounce back better: with farmers increasingly cutting out use of antibiotics, reducing environmental impact of shrimp production and finding technological solutions to boost their resilience. Last year, Indonesian start-up JALA together with IDH launched a data-driven system to monitor and prevent shrimp diseases. But can these experiences bolster the industry’s immunity to the global impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic?

    Indonesian start-up adapts app to support shrimp farmers through COVID-19 crisis
  • COVID-19: Supporting farmers and communities in India

    Multiple initiatives in India subsidize hospital transport, share information or help deliver essential items to farmers.  We have seen considerable changes in India with the spread of the coronavirus across…

    COVID-19: Supporting farmers and communities in India