Platform for African – European Partnership in Agricultural Research for Development

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Pioneering small-scale fish farming in Eastern Africa by establishing rural aquaculture networks

2nd to 4th September 2009, Machakos, Kenya. This international BOMOSA project conference "Pioneering small-scale fish farming in Eastern Africa by establishing rural aquaculture networks". The conference was attended by more than 70 participants drawn from 8 countries. The conference participants included scientists, technologists, aquaculture professionals, representatives of international organizations (FAO) and community leaders.

The conference programme included 38 PowerPoint presentations, video presentations, technology exhibitions, plus excursions to BOMOSA plots and the BOMOSA hub Sagana Fish Farm.

The conference announcement flyer and detailed book of abstracts (including abstracts of all 38 scientific presentations/publications) were widely disseminated and are downloadable from the BOMOSA webpage

The conference was attended by mass media representatives and two articles were published in daily newspapers.

Consortium partners:
  1. University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences (BOKU), Institute of Hydrobiologie and Aquatic Management, Vienna, Austria Coordinator
  2. Austrian Academy of Sciences (OEAW), Institute for Limnology, IPGLOffice, Mondsee, Austria
  3. ENKI (Public Benefit Corporation), Trebon, Czech Republic
  4. Alma Mater Studiorum, Università di Bologna (UNIBO), Bologna
  5. Moi University (MOI), Department of Zoology, Eldoret, Kenya
  6. Kenyan Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Development (DFK), Sagana Fish Farm, Kenya
  7. Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI), Sangoro Aquaculture Station, Kenya
  8. Egerton University, Egerton, Kenya
  9. Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR), NFLARR, Sebeta, Ethiopia
  10. Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (DFRU), Entebbe, Uganda
Public Deliverables

Bomosa Song

  • Bomosa Song (type: WMA, size: 5620 kB)
  • Lyrics (Swahili, type: PDF, size: 9 kB)
  • Lyrics (English translation, type: PDF, size: 10 kB)

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