Africa

Nigeria Boosts Shrimp Industry with Refurbished U.S. Boats

Under the leadership of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Nigeria has embarked on an initiative to bolster its marine sector with a dedicated ministerial portfolio, Marine and Blue...

Algerian Aquaculture Gets a USD 8 Million Boost

ESE Intec, an American company specializing in aquaculture solutions, has set its sights on Algeria. This decision not only marks a milestone in ESE Intec's global expansion,...

French-Tanzanian Trade Flourishes: Shrimp Among Top Export Performers

In the economic landscape between Tanzania and France, a noteworthy trend has emerged over the past five years with Tanzania's agricultural exports, including shrimp. Exaud Kigahe, the...

Shrimp Stocks in East Africa Threatened by Illegal Fishing

The coastal waters of Kenya, Tanzania, and Somalia are facing severe challenges due to illegal, unregulated, and unreported (IUU) fishing. This troubling trend has far-reaching impacts on...

Cameroon’s Efforts to Combat Illegal Fishing for Shrimp Export Recovery

Cameroon's shrimp industry has faced significant challenges due to the European Union's (EU) red card sanction, which has banned Cameroonian fishing products from the European market since...

Italian Shrimp Industry Calls for Resolution of Fishing Dispute in Libyan Waters

Maurizio Giacalone, the president of red shrimp producers organization Blue Sea, has addressed a pressing issue to the attention of Italian government officials. In a letter directed...

Liberia Takes Steps Towards Sustainable Shrimp Management

The National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority (NaFAA) has embarked on the development of a shrimp management plan. This initiative, supported by the World Bank under the Liberia...

Collaborative Efforts Yield Promising Results for African Shrimp

The Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (IRSNB) and the Benin Fisheries and Oceanological Research Institute (IRHOB) have recently unveiled the outcomes of their joint endeavors. This...

Seafood Prices Surge Ahead of Ramadan, Prompting Consumer Outrage

In the lead-up to the holy month of Ramadan, fish prices in Morocco have seen a significant spike, igniting frustration among consumers. This surge in prices is...

African Nations Unite Against Child Labor in Aquaculture

The Ministerial Conference on Fisheries Cooperation Among African States Bordering the Atlantic (COMHAFAT) has taken a significant step towards addressing the issue of child labor within the...

Shrimp Cargo Conceals Major Drug Seizure in Morocco

At the Tanger Med port, Moroccan security services and customs officials have uncovered a significant drug smuggling operation, with shrimp playing an unexpected role in the concealment...

Economic Growth Surges as Aquaculture Thrives in Mozambique

In Sofala, Mozambique, the aquaculture sector has emerged as a beacon of hope amidst challenges posed by the fish crisis and restrictions during closure periods. With a...

Ghanaian Fishermen Reap Benefits of Floodgates Dynamics

The periodic opening and closing of the Azizadzi floodgates in Ghana have inadvertently led to an unexpected bumper harvest of crabs and shrimps in the lagoons of...

Seychelles’ IDC Plans Black Tiger Prawn Production by Late 2024

Seychelles-based company, Island Development Company (IDC), owned by the Seychelles State, is gearing up for the production of black tiger prawns, with expectations of making the first...

Soaring Feed Costs Threaten Ghana’s Aquaculture Industry

Chairman of the Fisheries Commission Board, Professor Francis Nunoo, has raised concerns about the challenges facing the domestic aquaculture industry in Ghana. Speaking at the 2023 Aquaculture...

Ghana’s Fisheries Sector Woos Moroccan Investors for Lucrative Opportunities

The Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development of Ghana, Mrs Mavis Hawa Koomson, has actively sought investment from Moroccan entrepreneurs, urging them to explore the myriad opportunities...

Berbice Shrimp Production Skyrockets

Brackish water shrimp production is experiencing significant growth along the Corentyne Coast, Guyana, thanks to the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) government's substantial investment. The goal is to...

First ASC Certification for African Shrimp Farm

Unima, a prominent player in Madagascar's shrimp production sector, has recently been awarded the Aquaculture Stewardship Certification (ASC) for its aquaculture farm, Aqualma. Located on the northwest...

Ghana’s Thriving Aquaculture Industry Explores Shrimp Farming Potential

Fish plays a crucial role in ensuring food security in Ghana, accounting for approximately 60% of animal protein intake with an estimated consumption of 26 kg per...

Shrimp Aquaculture Takes Root in Cameroon

Shrimp aquaculture in Africa is gaining momentum, with significant strides in Cameroon. While the continent's shrimp farming is still in its early stages, projects are emerging in...

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Crisis Hits Nicaraguan Shrimp Industry as Production Plummets

The Nicaraguan shrimp industry faces a dire crisis, with forecasts predicting a 39.9% drop...

Indonesian Shrimp Industry Diversifies Markets Amid US Anti-Dumping Measures

The Indonesian shrimp industry faces a pivotal moment as it navigates through challenges posed...

Shrimp Quota in North Sea and Skagerrak Reduced for Next Year

In a recent agreement between Norway and the European Union, the annual quota for...

Shrimp Ban Leaves 60% of Mazatlán’s Packing Plants Idle

Around 60% of shrimp packing plants in Mazatlán, Mexico, are currently out of operation....

Frozen Shrimp Maintains Pole Position in Indian Seafood Exports

Frozen shrimp has once again emerged as the undisputed leader of India's seafood exports,...

Vietnamese Shrimp Export Prices Show Stability in Key Markets

Vietnam's shrimp export industry is navigating through stable pricing trends across key global markets,...