Recent developments in Ghana indicate that the production of commercial fish feed based on alternative ingredients will begin shortly.
The project is expected to produce around 300,000 tons annually of aquafeeds for shrimp and fish farmed in cages.
Aquarech streamlines the production behind fish farming with a mobile app platform that allows manufacturers, farmers, and buyers to trade, buy, and sell quality fish feed.
This state-of-the-art facility will be the first dedicated aquafeed plant in Uganda and marks an important milestone for the company.
The company started the construction of this modern feed mill in 2021 that will manufacture feeds for fish, poultry and cattle for farmers in Ivory Coast and surrounding export destinations.
The first project, the Gishanda farm in Rwanda, is focused on the construction of a Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) tilapia nucleus demo farm, supported by Skretting.
Europe, the Middle East, and Africa office of the U.S. Grains Council recently hosted an aquaculture program in Morocco to increase DDGS use in the country.
Bayrise Fish Farm supplies modern farm equipment, tilapia fingerlings and training, among others, and will add Aller Aqua to its services.
Maxim Agri Holding, Victory Farms Ltd, and Gatsby Africa partnered for a joint venture that will build a high-tech aquafeed mill facility in Naivasha, Kenya.
The project will enable 5,000 smallholder aquatic food producers in Kenya, Nigeria and Zambia to test and use these feeds and novel ingredients to increase their income and reduce waste.
The group has received a USD 4.8 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to accelerate the implementation of feed production in sub-Saharan Africa.
A collaborative project developed by Metro Turkey, Hatko Aquaculture and Skretting Turkey, resulted in premium seabass and seabream with maximized EPA and DHA omega-3 content.
Inseco uses black soldier flies to convert low-value organic byproducts into high-quality protein, currently supplying the local aquaculture.
The project aims to increase access to quality fish feed and fish seed and attracted Aller Aqua to invest in training on feed management and other best management practices.
The country is of particular importance to Bühler for its customers and Bühler plans to expand its business there, as well as to other African nations.
The group received regulatory approval for its partnership with Unga Group to form two joint ventures to produce fish feeds in Kenya and animal feeds and concentrates in Uganda.
The company started the construction of a greenfield compound feed factory in Ivory Coast with an initial capacity of 100,000 tons per year for fish, poultry and cattle.
Los Lagos Aquaculture Center of Excellence project will have a hatchery, grow-out and processing facilities and a feed mill that aims to produce 24,000 tons of fish feed per year.
The partnership involves a joint venture with Unga Farm Care in Kenya that will produce fish feeds intended for East African markets at Unga’s existing extruded fish feed plant in Nairobi.
The country is expanding the World Bank-funded aquaculture program to a total of 15 counties.