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Researchers optimistic on rearing Nile perch in ponds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Researchers at the National Fisheries Resources Research Institute-NaFFRI are optimistic that their dream of rearing the Nile perch in ponds might be attained by 2020. The Nile perch, locally known as Mputa, is a native species to Lake Albert. The Nile perch was introduced into …

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FAO, MAAIF prepare against tilapia lake virus threat

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Agriculture, Animal industry and Fisheries Ministry has partnered with the Food and Agriculture Organization- FAO to mitigate the threat of the Tilapia Lake Virus- TiLV. The virus, which causes high mortalities in Nile Tilapia, was first identified in Israel in 2012. The virus has …

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