Africa's first certified fish farm is in Kenya

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Kamuthanga
Gepubliceerd op: 12 April 2019 | Gewijzigd op: 15 April 2019

Kamuthanga fish farm in Machakos, Kenya has been awarded with the Platinum EcoMark Africa certificate by ARSO, the African Organisation for Standardisation. Companies that that receive this award aim for a global shift towards sustainable consumption and production.

Kamuthanga is a good example of how tilapia can be farmed in a sustainable a safe way for the local Kenyan market. The farm is a Dutch-Kenyan joint venture and developed with Dutch knowledge and technology and supported by the FDOV aquaculture development programme FoodTechAfrica. This programme has been set up with support from the Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Food Security Facility (FDOV).

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