IITA News

Researchers reveal factors responsible for Tilapia consumption preferences of low-income consumers in Egypt

Researchers reveal factors responsible for Tilapia consumption preferences of low-income consumers in Egypt

Egypt is among the top aquaculture producers globally, and tilapia alone accounts for 47.7% of the country’s per capita fish supply, 55.1% of fish production, and 68.6% of total aquaculture production. The growth of tilapia production increased rapidly in the last four years, following the release of the genetically improved Nile tilapia strain to Egyptian…

Continue Reading

FPI collaborates with IITA to establish floating cages on Lake Kivu

FPI collaborates with IITA to establish floating cages on Lake Kivu

The IITA-Kalambo station on 5 June hosted a four-member team from Fond pour la Promotion Industrielle (FPI). Their visit was to consolidate a grant agreement on the Pilot Project of Tilapia in Cages/South Kivu [Projet Pilote des Tilapias en Cages/Sud Kivu (PPTC/SK)] project aimed at improving tilapia production in Lake Kivu through the cage system…

Continue Reading