Farmer Stories tagged "fish"

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Ghana: Clam farmers use GPS to protect property rights (Roots Radio)

admin July 03, 2018

Samuel-Richard Bogobley wears a bright orange life vest and leans over the edge of a fishing canoe. The canoe sits at the […]

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Kenya: No pond? No problem. Kenyans take to an unlikely new crop: fish (Trust)

admin June 18, 2018

Climate change can bring unpredictable weather and crop failure. But in this changing environment, Kenyan farmer James Muchangi thinks fish might be […]

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Kenya: How cheap Chinese fish hooked customers (CNN)

admin June 11, 2018

With nets in hand and boat motors chugging, dozens of fishermen set out on Lake Victoria, Africa’s largest lake, at the crack […]

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Senegal: Tilapia producers seek new sources of fish fry and food

Aimee Ngnemzue April 23, 2018

Abdoulaye Diop sits on the edge of his fish tank in the middle of a bare and fading orchard. Silent and feeling […]

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Cameroon: Refugees and local residents feed themselves by raising fish together (Voice of America)

admin February 12, 2018

More than a hundred women are singing on the riverbank near the Gado refugee camp in eastern Cameroon. It is harvest day […]

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Sierra Leone: Illegal fishing puts locals out of business (Politico SL)

admin November 13, 2017

The stalls are almost empty at the once-buzzing fish market on Rogbaneh Road in Makeni, a city near the centre of Sierra […]

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Kenya: Farmer makes fish feed with locally available materials

Emmanuel Nyakwana Ongwae June 19, 2017

“You creatures!” yells Lilly Kerubo. Mrs. Kerubo is a fish farmer in Bonyunyu village in western Kenya’s Nyamira county. The 45-year-old calls […]

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Burkina Faso: Rice farmers diversify by raising fish in paddies

Harouna Sana June 12, 2017

On Pierre Sawadogo’s farm, fish dart in and out of the shoots of rice plants which poke out of the drenched rice […]

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Uganda: Farmer benefits by making own fish feed

Geoffrey Ojok January 09, 2017

Paul Ssekyewa arrives at his fish farm with a smile on his face. After learning how to make his own fish feed […]

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Uganda: Feeding insects to fish boosts farmer’s income

Grace Odyambo December 05, 2016

When one hears the word “maggot,” the creatures associated with rot and stench, one always associates it with unwanted things with no […]

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Kenya: Catfish spawn climate solution for dryland farmers (Trust)

admin August 22, 2016

Catfish have become a new source of income for farmers in Kenya’s eastern and northern drylands. Sylvester Kinyori operates a kiosk in […]

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Malawi: Radio programs help fish farmers survive drought

Moses Kaufa June 27, 2016

Sixty-two-year-old Wabu Malinga has tried a number of farming businesses in an effort to feed his family, but their hunger has persisted. […]

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