Category Archives: Seaweed farming

Seaweed farming is the practice of cultivating and harvesting seaweed. In its simplest form, it consists of the management of naturally found batches. In its most advanced form, it consists of fully controlling the life cycle of the seaweed.

Mauritius: MRC – Seminar on manufacture of seaweed-based food products

[Mauritius] The manufacture of seaweed-based food products, in line with the Mauritius Research Council’s (MRC) research program on the development of a seaweed industry in Mauritius and Continue reading Mauritius: MRC – Seminar on manufacture of seaweed-based food products

Seaweed and blast fishing ban help protect Tanzania’s fisheries and mariculture

[Tanzania] Seaweed fishing has long provided a decent livelihood on Zanzibar, an archipelago of islands off Tanzania. During lower tides, seaweed farmers wear traditional Swahili dress as they harvest, half-submerged in the blue-green water. Most of the farmers are women. Continue reading Seaweed and blast fishing ban help protect Tanzania’s fisheries and mariculture

Philippines' government to put up P3.1-million seaweed nursery

[Philippines ] The Department of Agriculture (DA) said on Friday it is set to construct a P3.1-million nursery, production and marketing start-up subproject for the seaweed industry of Palawan under the World Bank-funded Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP). Continue reading Philippines' government to put up P3.1-million seaweed nursery