WorldFish has invested in aquaculture research in Egypt for more than 20 years. Now under the new government in Egypt much effort is needed to address persistent high unemployment and limited economic opportunity for the poor. Investing in the country’s already well established aquaculture industry is one significant area where advances are possible, and WorldFish in collaboration with CARE Egypt, has now commenced a major aquaculture development project.
Fourteen years ago Md. Mosaref Sikdar launched his carp nursery on a 60 decimal pond. He worked without prior knowledge or external assistance of any kind. His trial-and-error methods have taught him a lot, and at times cost him too much.
In the southern region of Bangladesh, hatchery owners are collecting breeder fish from other hatcheries and rivers to breed and maintain brood stock improvement activity. Transportation of large size breeders is expensive and tropical climate causes high mortality during transportation.