BBC on Fish Farming in Zomba

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BBC’s James Morgan on fish farming in rural areas of Zomba district, Malawi.

It’s a perfect circle. “Or what we call an integrated agriculture-aquaculture (IAA) system,” says Joseph Nagoli, of WorldFish. “This isn’t high input fish farming. This is simple and sustainable.”

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nchenga 30 May, 2015 Reply

via WordPress stats, I saw this question:
what kind of fish is farmed in zomba plateau?

Another exotic fish species cultured is the rainbow trout, Onchorhynchus mykiss which is still produced on the Zomba Plateau, in some parts of Mulanje and in the rivers around Nyika.

http://www.fao.org/fishery/countrysector/naso_malawi/en

John Duffell 23 October, 2008 Reply

Crazy! I actually know some of the people from this article – the fish ponds shown are about a 40-minute walk from my house.

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