Sustainable Aquaculture Research Networks for Sub Saharan Africa - A new era for strengthening African aquaculture development.
More people and ever less fish to eat – a common challenge for people all over Africa.
“So much of Africa’s relative underdevelopment in aquaculture is because of limited access and exchange of information – we hope this innovative project will change this” said Emmanuel Kaunda of Bunda College, an institution charged with supporting development of fish production in Malawi.
Would you like to know how Clarias catfish are currently being cultured in Nigeria? Who is researching tilapia feeds and nutrition in South Africa? Or how private fish hatcheries are developing in Ghana and Cote D’Ivoire?
The EC funded SARNISSA project aims to link like minded individuals throughout Sub Saharan Africa and beyond for their mutual benefit. Language differences present a particular challenge. English speakers may be unaware of key contacts or unable to access the wealth of information from French-speaking countries and vice versa for French speakers
The three-year project will strengthen alliances between languages and across borders among experienced and emergent players in the African and wider aquaculture scene that will build on an existing knowledge resource base and exchange platform