The Aquaculture compact of the Technologies for African Agriculture Transformation (TAAT) project is led by partners in focal (DR Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and Zambia) and satellite (Burundi, Cameroon, Cote D’Ivoire, Republic of Benin and Tanzania) countries.
These partners comprise Private sector, Fish farmers’ Associations, Research institutions, Government institutions and Non- Governmental organizations (NGO) which aim to disseminate proven Aquaculture technologies deployed by WorldFish.
The technologies disseminated to Aquaculture value chain actors include: Fast growing fingerlings of catfish and tilapia, mono-sex tilapia, quality low cost fish feed formulated using locally available raw materials, post-harvest techniques and improved rearing system. The technologies dissemination is accompanied with Better Management Practices such as fish handling, biosecurity, water quality management, raw materials selection, feeding techniques amongst several others.
The program has commenced in Nigeria with Tilapia hatchery Kits distributions across the country after trained the trainers workshop anchored by the Tilapia Aquaculture Developers Association Nigeria. The distribution of the hatchery kits to selected farms across the 14 selected state was done through the State Directors of the Agricultural Development Programm office, who handles the distribution to all the farmers involved.
This is a collaboration between the World Fish office and Tilapia Aquaculture Developers Association Nigeria with the assistance of the Agricultural Development programs in fourteen State in Nigeria.
The distribution and collection of Tilapia Hatchery Kits are presented in pictures as reported by ADP directors and beneficiaries.
Mr. Adedeji F.A(National Secretary of the Tilapia Aquaculture Developers Association Nigeria) collects Tilapia Hatchery Kits From Mr. Femi Kudoro, Ogun State ADP director at state ADP office Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria ADP office Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria.
Adeola Fisheries, taking delivery of their Monosex Tilapia Demonstration materials at Ikoto, Ijebu Ode. this morning. The farm owner, Hon Mabinuori is beside TAAT Aquaculture Facilitator, while the farm hands showed enthusiasm. GOOD MORNING All.
With me here by Ur right is Dr. E.S Gana the head of fishery unit faculty of the Agriculture University of Abuja, by the middle is Mr. Samson FCT ADP(the facilitator) and Sulayman Rabiu the FCT Tilapia farmer in University Of Abuja campus.
Delivery of monosex culture of Tilapia demonstration materials from Technology for African Agriculture Transformation (TAAT) to the Lagos state ADA today. From the right is Engr. Travih (HoSC Farm mechanisation), Dr. Pereira-Sheteolu (The Programme Manager), Miss Olajumoke Ola (Director of Technical Services) and Dr. Opadokun ( HoSc Fisheries)
Mr Mactelli Confidence Collects Tilapia Hatchery Kits
Mr Mac Confidence installing the Tilapia Hatchery Kits at his farm in Yenogoa, Bayelsa State.
Mr Nurudeen Tiamiyu (Vice President Tilapia Aquaculture Developers Association Nigeria) received his Tilapia Hatchery Kit from Dr Opadokun (HoSc Fisheries Lagos State Nigeria.
Mono sex Tilapia production demonstration materials have been received by the farm manager of Tropical Fish Farm Gbagarape Nyanya, FCT, Abuja, Mr. Samuel Alabi
☝☝☝Receiving the mono-sex Tilapia production demonstration materials from the GIG argent. today 19/9/2019 by 3:30 pm BY ADP Niger State.
Presentation of Demonstration materials on Monosex Tilapia culture to Alh. Raheem Sikiru Adetona, Farm Manager Azemor Agribiz today 19th Sept, 2019. Also present are: Mr. Adesina, Azemor Maintenance Supervisor, Mr. Aiyedun Lukman- Azemor Grow out Supervisor.
The TAAT demonstration materials for Monosex tilapia production was handed over to Rev. Egbeje of Victory farm, Owo, Ondo State today and the water quality test for pH and DO carried out together with the GPS taken. In the pics are a farmer, ADP DDFS, the selected participating farmer, ADP TAAT Fac., and the trained farmer. ,
Demonstration kit delivered to the CEO of NIKUNLE FISH FARM, Iwo, Osun State, Mr. Adekunle Asafa(one of the selected fish farms for the upcoming TAAT monosex tilapia trainings in Osun State)by State Coordinator Mr Theophilus Amure.
Presentation of TAAT Aquaculture Compact materials for Monosex tilapia demonstration to the honorable commissioner for agriculture, Anambra state and program manager agricultural development program Anambra State (ASADEP) today, Tuesday _17/09/2019 by Worldfish/ TAAT Aquaculture Compact/ Anambra State ADP facilitator and fish farmer in the office of the honorable commissioner. Pictures showing the presentation
Presentation of TAAT Aquaculture materials for Monosex Tilapia demonstration to HOD Dr Ekeledo (who is also a facilitator) Fisheries tech dept, Fed Poly Nekede Owerri ( center 2 ) for Imo state fish farmers 17/9/19 by WORLDfish/TAATCompact.On far left is Mrs Amanze(ADP n Co-facilitator ),Miss Silver (IITA/IP), Fishfarmers rep(Mr. Osondu) for Imo state as a witness and Dr. Ekeledo (Facilitator WorldFish/IP/TAAT compact) at hatchery unit of FedPoly Nekede Owerri.Imo state
While the farmers awaits broodfish which is subject to water parameter data collection by the farmers and reports to the WorldFish office.
The program is expected to disseminate Tilapia culture to more and more farmers in the selected state.