Tag Archive: aquaculture industry

Mar 13

Our First Harvest

[Article and photos by Dr Abner Tlakula, owner of Ribola aquaponics facility in Limpopo, South Africa] Deep Blue Aquatic Systems (Pty) Ltd installed the “Ribola RAS” in mid 2015. The people of Elim, a village in the Vhembe District of Limpopo, were very sceptical when they learnt that the whole thing was to grow fish …

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Jan 13

Something to think about!

“Aquaculture is not a “get rich quick” scheme. It is like all primary production sectors a highly competitive industry with high entry costs, high risks and 24/7 hard work”. I took this from the Land based Aquaculture Assessment Framework website (www.lbaaf.co.nz). Thought it was particularly pertinent. Take a look at the LBAAF site. There are …

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Sep 27

Container Fish Farm one of 23 finalists in Siemens Foundation “empowering people. Award”

There is a nice article on the News 24 website on Alan Flemings entry to the Siemens Stiftung’s “empowering people. Award” last week 19th September. This is a fish farm in a container which built for Alan who is targeting healthy protein production in the townships and rural areas. Alan is one of 23 finalists …

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Aug 16

Blue Revolution Article in Engineering News

Take a look at the Blue Revolution article in the Engineering News (26 July to 1 August 2013). Its a nice summary of the developments going on in the industry with respect to Government’s drive for aquaculture growth and the shortcomings that need to be addressed to really get things going. I think the end …

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