An international event made up of trade exhibitions, industry forums, student sessions and activities and satellite workshops will be held to learn more about aquaculture development in Africa.

Date: Saturday, 26 March 2022

Time: 20:00-22:00 (UTC+8) / 14:00-16:00 (EET)

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The AFRAQ2021 hosted and organized by the Government of Egypt, WorldFish and partners brought together local and international aquaculture researchers, practitioners, decision-makers and other stakeholders to discuss the latest research on sustainable aquaculture to boost food, nutrition and income security under the theme 'Sustainable Aquaculture - Feeding Africa.'

WorldFish led a session on 'WorldFish Research and Development in Africa; Success stories & lessons learned,' to showcase our research work in sustainable aquaculture research, technology and innovation to improve social, economic and environmental challenges in Africa.


Chair of the WorldFish Session

Essam Yassin Mohammed, Interim Director General, WorldFish

Ahmed Nasr-Allah, Country Director, WorldFish-Egypt


WorldFish: Success stories from Egypt

Ahmed Nasr-Allah, Country Director, WorldFish-Egypt


NORAD-funded Project: Increased sustainability in the aquaculture sector in SSA through improved aquatic animal health management (AHA)

Mohan Chadag, Principal Scientist, Sustainable Aquaculture, WorldFish

Shimaa Ali, Fish Health Specialist, Sustainable Aquaculture, WorldFish-Egypt

Edgar Brun, Head of Section, Norwegian Veterinary Institute

Philip Nyaga, Chair, Department of Veterinary Pathology, Microbiology and Parasitology, University of Nairobi

Sam Addo, Senior Lecturer, University of Ghana


Nigeria: WorldFish partner in aquaculture development

Colin Shelley, Project Leader, WorldFish-Nigeria


The Case of Zambia: Building resiliency of smallholder aquaculture farmers through linkages to input and output markets and strengthened extension support services

Netsayi Mudege, Senior Scientist, WorldFish-Zambia


IFAD-funded Project: Advanced climate-smart culture technologies (ACLiSAT)

Ahmed Nasr-Allah, Country Director, WorldFish-Egypt


Follow WorldFish and the hashtag #aquaticfoods to check out past conversations on Twitter.

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