“Sustainable Transformation of Egypt’s Aquaculture Market System” - STREAMS
Governorates of Kafr El Sheikh, Minya, Fayoum, Beheira and Sharkia
Employment & economic development
Agriculture & food security
Climate change and environment
Agriculture value-chain development (til 2016)
- Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research
“Sustainable Transformation of Egypt’s Aquaculture Market System” (STREAMS) project aims to increase the production of inexpensive, nutritious and safe fish from sustainable aquaculture systems to help improve the health of underprivileged socioeconomic segments in Egypt while creating jobs and increasing incomes along the aquaculture value chain. It contributes to improving best management practice of fish farms, better dissemination of Abbassa improved strains of Nile Tilapia and better response to fish health problems.
The overall goal of the project is to improve food and nutrition security and economic opportunities for underprivileged socioeconomic segments in Egypt through sustainable expansion and intensification of the aquaculture sector.
Women and men fish farmers and retailers, wholesalers, and fish processors in the above-mentioned governorates who are in need of increasing their income to support their families.
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Foreign academic and research organisation
WorldFish and CARE
|Budget||Current phase Swiss budget CHF 2'000'000 Swiss disbursement to date CHF 1'783'000|
Phase 2 01.12.2015 - 15.04.2019 (Completed)Phase 1 01.07.2011 - 31.12.2015 (Completed)