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The field of aquaculture has, over the decades, witnessed significant growth owing to the surging demand for aquatic food stuffs, which in turn, has resulted in the increased demand for aqua feed. A report studying the performance of the global aqua feed market has been recently added to the colossal database of Market Research Reports Search Engine (MRRSE). The 88-page research report is titled “Aqua Feed Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 – 2019” and is a concise yet information-packed analysis of the global aqua feed market.
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The research study highlights the major factors driving the aqua feed market and those that prove to be a hindrance to its development. According to the report, the global aqua feed market is fueled by the escalating consumption of fish and the growth of the aquaculture market. Rising demand for functional and conventional aqua feed from China and other Asian countries is bound to present the global market with strong opportunities for growth. However, the volatile nature of the prices of raw materials is a key factor challenging the development of the aqua feed market.
The aqua feed market is segmented on the basis of end use and region in order to fully understand and interpret the workings of the global market. On the basis of end use, the aqua feed market is categorized into mollusks, crustaceans, salmon, carps, tilapia, catfish, and others. On the basis of region, the aqua feed market is divided into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of the World. Figures pertaining to demand, revenue, volume, and value are provided in the report from 2012 to 2019.
The research report includes a detailed section on the vendor landscape of the aqua feed market, in which leading competitors are identified and profiled on the basis of attributes such as company overview, product portfolio, financial standing, business strategy, and recent developments. A SWOT analysis of each of these companies studies the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats faced during the forecast period. In addition, the report also makes use of Porter’s five forces analysis to understand the impact of suppliers, buyers, new entrants, substitutes, and rivals.
The most significant players operating in the global aqua feed market include Cermaq ASA, Avanti Feeds Ltd., Tongwei, Alltech Inc., Ridley Corporation, Norel Animal Nutrition, NK Ingredients Pte Ltd., Dibaq Aquaculture, Nutreco N.V., Aller Aqua A/S, Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited, Cargill Incorporated, BioMar A/S, Nutriad, and Beneo GmbH.
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Tilapia has been identified as one of the most desired species for aquaculture farming throughout the Center for Tropical and Subtropical Aquaculture (CTSA) region. Although most farming technology is available, the development and expansion of tilapia farming still faces regional challenges. One of the highest priorities in recent years has been stock improvement, and much work has been done in that area. CTSA encourages studies to continue improving the productivity of tilapia farming, and has identified the following top priorities for FY2016:
1) Develop protocols to ensure the quality of the final products.
2) Improve regional access to disease-free tilapia with high-quality genetic traits.
Center for Tropical and Subtropical Aquaculture
41-202 Kalaniana’ole Highway
Waimanalo, HI 96795
Friday, Nov 20
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
This one day class is for entrepreneurs, investors and individuals interested in starting an aquaponics business. It showcases the business and investment opportunities that aquaponics offers. Aquaponics fills the demand for local, premium quality, fresh food on a year ‘round basis. Nelson and Pade, Inc.’s Clear Flow Aquaponic Systems® have continuous production and continuous cash flow and the premium quality vegetables and fish are easy to market.
Nelson and Pade, Inc. provides a complete start up package with comprehensive training, science-based, proven system designs and long term grower support….all without a franchise fee or royalty payments. Nelson and Pade, Inc’s patented system design and University accredited training programs demonstrate leadership and credibility in a rapidly growing industry.
•Greenhouse Tour (1 hour)
•Intro to Aquaponics (1 hour – classroom)
•Daily Operation (1 hour – greenhouse)
•Break for lunch (included)
•Planning and Startup of and Aquaponics Business (1 ½ hour – classroom)
•Grower Profiles: Success with Nelson and Pade Clients (1/2 hour – classroom)
•The Nelson and Pade Plan (1/2hour – classroom)
Better than a franchise
Patented, science-based system
Long Term Grower Support
Proven system and procedures
Operation manuals, SOP’s, GAP manual
•Next Steps (½ hour)
•Q and A (1/2 hour – greenhouse)
Includes: class materials, lunch, T-shirt, discount on additional training or system purchase
Who should attend: Entrepreneurs, investors, anyone considering a franchise, anyone looking for a proven system and procedures
For information on registering for the Business and Investment Opportunities in Aquaponics class
It is illegal to raise tilapia in Utah
The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (UDWR) has jurisdiction over the species of game fish one may posses in Utah. In other words, the UDWR must approve any species of game fish that a private operator may posses in Utah. Their “Collection, Importation and Possession of Zoological Animals” regulation has classified Tilapia as a nuisance species and it does not allow importation or possession of the species in Utah. Suzanne McMullin is the contact person for the UDWR at 801 538 4701. The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food has no jurisdiction in this regard. If I can be of further assistance please call me at 801 538 7046.
Mark Martin, Manager
Fish Health Program
Utah Department of Agriculture and Food
A 2014 report on aquaculture in Egypt presents some interesting information:
- Despite the pressure on water, Egypt has the largest aquaculture industry in Africa with a market value of over $1.3 billion.
- The industry now provides 65% of the country’s fish needs, with virtually all the output coming from small and medium-scale privately owned farms.
- The main farmed fish is Nile tilapia and Egypt is the world’s second largest producer of farmed tilapia after China. Grey mullet and carp are also farmed, sometimes in mixed ponds with tilapia.
- From small levels of production in the early 1990s fish farming has expanded rapidly while capture fishing has remained fairly constant, even declining somewhat after peaking at the beginning of the 21st century.
- Aquaculture is also important in providing employment to an estimated 100,000 people of whom 50% are youth.
- With the exception of Fayoum, aquaculture takes place in the Nile Delta region and mainly around the Northern Lakes area.
Citation: Mur, R. 2014. Development of the aquaculture value chain in Egypt: Report of the National Innovation Platform Workshop, Cairo, 19-20 February 2014. Cairo: WorldFish.
An Industry Assessment of Tilapia Farming in Egypt
Dr. Adel A. Shaheen, B.V.Sc., M.V.Sc., Ph.D.
Professor of fish diseases & management Head Department of fish diseases & management
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Benha University Moshtohor – Toukh – Egypt
2.5. Status of fish production in Egypt
Capture fisheries in Egypt are in decline due to; overfishing, pollution, illegal, unreported and Unregulated fishing (IUU), relaxation in the implementation of laws and regulations, lack of interest in clearing Straits and waterways, poor sustainable management of fisheries and aquaculture, illegal fishing operations of fry. In addition to the building of Aswan High Dam (that reduced the annual flood cycle of the Nile), the application of partial pond flushing, aeration and sex reversal are the major steps that contributed to the expansion,
intensification and growth of total tilapia production in ponds in Egypt.
The General Authority for Fish Resources Development (GAFRD) planned two-sided strategy aims to increase the productivity of freshwater aquaculture operations, while encouraging investment in marine aquaculture.
A cooperation agreement between Egypt’s General Authority for Fish Resources Development (GAFRD) and Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) inked in May sets a framework for joint fisheries development. The protocol encourages researchers, trainers and quality control technicians in the two countries to share data, and calls for exchange visits of fisheries and aquaculture officials