Aquaculture development efforts in sub-Saharan Africa have centred largely on introducing fish farming as part of subsistence farming systems. Low-input aquaculture in rural areas is geared to providing food and diversification of income for rural families and communities.

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Côte d'Ivoire: in the artificial lakes, fish are bred in cages
FAO photo by T. Fenyes

More photos in this series:
  • Ecuador: special nets are used to fish shrimp larvae
  • China: Mulberry fields with fish ponds in the Jiangsu province
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