Sub-Saharan African aquaculture sector challenged by feed accessibility

(12/26/19)

Sub-Saharan Africa’s aquaculture production, estimated at 1.7 million metric tons (MT) of the global 76.6 million MT of production in 2015, continues to face fish feed shortages.

Those shortages have dimmed hopes of the sector’s growth in response to the region’s increasing population – now estimated at one billion people.

According to an African Union report, stumbling blocks constraining the growth of the region’s aquaculture to its full potential include “challenges in the supply and access to key........................................................


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