Kenya: International NGO, Partners Launch Three Days Water Campaign

Kenya: International NGO, Partners Launch Three Days Water Campaign By Sharon Atieno The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)-Kenya and its partners have launched a three day awareness raising campaign for water in Naivasha under the theme: Water is everybody’s business. The campaign, running from 23rd-25th May, focuses on reminding the public of the incredible […]
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Kenyan Fish Farmers Using Alternative Treatment Methods to Antimicrobials

Kenyan Fish Farmers Using Alternative Treatment Methods to Antimicrobials By Mary Hearty George Muga, Director of Muga Fish Farm, located in Karachuonyo, Homabay County, uses salt bath as a way of treating fish infections that occur in his farm as it is affordably cheaper unlike use of antimicrobials. Whenever he detects fish with problems like […]
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Curbing Antimicrobial Resistance in Farmed Fish in Kenya

Curbing Antimicrobial Resistance in Farmed Fish in Kenya By Mary Hearty George Muga, Director of Muga Fish Farm, located in Karachuonyo, Homabay County; uses salt bath as a way of treating fish infections that occur in his farm as it is affordably cheaper unlike use of antimicrobials. Whenever he detects fish with problems like bleeding […]
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UNEP-Flipflopi Partnership to Map Marine Litter in Indian Ocean

By Aziza Atieno Creators of the Flipflopi, the world’s first sailing dhow made entirely from discarded plastic, are partnering with members of the international scientific community to embark on an excursion to map the impact of marine litter in theLamu archipelago of the Western Indian Ocean. The project will begin by assessing and collecting enough data […]
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UNESCO Discovers the Largest Coral Reef in Tahiti

By Gift Briton           A scientific research mission supported by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), has discovered one of the world’s largest coral reefs off the coasts of Tahiti. The rose-shaped coral reef which sits on 65 m depth is approximately 3km long and 60m wide. This is a highly unique discovery because […]
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Kenya to Boost Fish Productivity through Genetic Improvement Program

With the increasing demand for fish protein coupled with capture fisheries decline, the Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI) is committed to implement fish genetic improvement program to help increase fish production at minimal cost. The KMFRI recently stated in their 2021 report titled: State of Aquaculture in Kenya that genetic improvement can increase […]
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African Scientists Intensify Research on Marine Life Supporting Blue Economy

By Peter Musa Scientists from Africa have joined hands with those from the rest of the world to intensify research on threats facing oceans and inland waters, whose co-existence supports the Blue economy. As nations exercise their liberties in mining fortunes within blue economy, marine scientists and conservationists warn that the remaining ocean and marine […]
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Implement STI Pathways to Ensure Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture

By Faith Atieno To achieve aqua-food sustainability and deal with issues such as overfishing, IUU fishing and the related conflicts in inland fisheries, implementation of science, technology and innovation (STI) pathways in the Lake Victoria Basin is crucial, expert says. Prof John Mugabe, Professor of Science and Innovation Policy at the Graduate School of Technology Management […]
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