Malawi: fighting poverty - impacts from collaborative research in southern Africa uri icon

abstract

  • WorldFish established an African aquaculture project office at the National Aquaculture Center in Domasi, Malawi, in 1987 with funding from Deutsche Gesellschaft fiir Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ). The office now services the full Southern Africa Development Community (SADC). The Center is creating new partnerships across civil society, engaging with governments through the Departments of Fisheries in Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia, with the academic community through the University of Malawi and the Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada, and with numerous non governmental organizations. The research and development agenda has focused on: 1)development and transfer of integrated aquaculture-agriculture (IAA) technologies 2)research on extension methods (farmer-scientist research partnership approach) 3)fisheries and watersheds studies 4) enhancement of farmed tilapia by selective breeding 5)

publication date

  • 2007