Chapter 7. Village-Based Aquaculture Ecosystems as a Model for Sustainable Aquaculture Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

  1. Barry A. Costa-Pierce
  1. Randall E. Brummett1 and
  2. Barry A. Costa-Pierce2

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470995051.ch7

Ecological Aquaculture: The Evolution of the Blue Revolution

Ecological Aquaculture: The Evolution of the Blue Revolution

How to Cite

Brummett, R. E. and Costa-Pierce, B. A. (2002) Village-Based Aquaculture Ecosystems as a Model for Sustainable Aquaculture Development in Sub-Saharan Africa, in Ecological Aquaculture: The Evolution of the Blue Revolution (ed B. A. Costa-Pierce), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470995051.ch7

Editor Information

  1. Rhode Island Sea Grant College Program Graduate School of Oceanography, Department of Fisheries, Animal and Veterinary Science, University of Rhode Island

Author Information

  1. 1

    International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management (ICLARM)

  2. 2

    Rhode Island Sea Grant College Program

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 19 APR 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632049615

Online ISBN: 9780470995051

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Keywords:

  • village aquaculture ecosystem;
  • sustainable aquaculture;
  • sub-saharan africa;
  • pond management;
  • integrated aquaculture-agriculture

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Research to develop VAEs in Africa

  • Impacts on farm productivity

  • Technology adoption and transmission

  • Ecological footprints

  • Environment, economics and food security

  • Realizing the potential

  • Information ttransfer and sustained adoption

  • Improvements in productivity

  • Economical threshold for commercial transformation