Transferring salmon sector know-how to the tropics

(12/04/18)

A new project is looking for partners to apply some of the salmon sector’s successful disease management methodologies to shrimp, tilapia and pangasius farms.

The project is open to tilapia, shrimp and pangasius producers (as well as data companies) in China, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Ecuador and Africa

The project is open to tilapia, shrimp and pangasius producers (as well as data companies) in China, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Ecuador and Africa

Organised and co-financed by IDH (the EU-funded sustainable trade initiative), farm data from participants in the project will be analysed by top experts and producers will thereafter be trained on how to improve their practices, based on real-time data.

IDH, which has a €500,000 budget for the project, seeks to replicate an approach used by the salmon sector that analyses pathogens in relation to their host and environment and


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