Aquaculture / Egypt

Fish for food security and jobs in Egypt

Fish market, Cairo, Egypt. Photo by Samuel Stacey, 2012.
Egypt’s aquaculture production is by far the largest of any African country and places it 11th in terms of global production. The aquaculture sector makes a significant contribution to income, employment creation and food security in the country, all of which are national priority areas given low per capita income levels, rising population, worsening food security indicators, and official unemployment levels which have remained at around 10% for the last ten years.

More on our work on smallholder aquaculture value chains and in Egypt

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