Tag Archive: township

Mar 26

Selling Tilapia in the Informal Sector

Some weeks ago we needed to free up some space in one of our tanks for smaller fish that were growing beyond the capacity of their tanks. We harvested two hundred plus tilapia around 180 grams each. These were standard grey mozambique tilapia that had not been growing particularly fast. We gave them to one …

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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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Jul 31

Container fish farm gets recognition from Siemens Foundation’s “empowering people. Awards”

Container fish farm

Nearly two years ago now, we built a fish farm in a shipping container for one of our clients based in Philippi Township in Cape Town. Alan Fleming of The Business Place has been operating The Fish Farm for the past 20 months or so. It’s an idea that he came up with to help …

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