Economic Analysis

Where to get further information:

Further information and inquires can be obtained from the local Ministry of Fisheries Development at constituency or county administration offices. Information can also be sourced from Lake basin development authority offices In Nyanza and Western Kenya. One may also visit government fish farms or other practising fish farmers for information sharing. OR

Contributors: Mercy S. Mwakio: Community Based Fish Farmer, 0711 206655,, Migori County.

Mbugua H. Mwangi: Aquaculturist: 0722 357980,, in the Ministry of Fisheries Development;

Zephaniah W. Otieno: 0733 648103,, Aquaculturist, Lake Basin Development Authority.

Those who have access to internet can visit:




iv).   SRAC fact sheets

v).          Carole, R.E., Kwamena, Q. (2006) Aquaculture Marketing. United Kingdom: Blackwell Publishing. ISBN 0-8138-1604-1

vi).         Pillay, T.V. and Kutty, M.N. (2005). Aquaculture Principal and Practice United Kingdom:  Blackwell Publishing, 284-316.simple me

vii).       Carole, R.E. and Ivano, N. (2005). Tilapia Farm Business Management and Economics. A Training Manual. Arkansas: Aquaculture/Fisheries Centre.

viii).     Curtis, M.J. and Howard A. C. (1993). Economics of aquaculture. New York: Food Product Press,. ISBN 1-56022-020-

ix).        FAO (2006). FAO Training Series: Simple methods for aquaculture CD-Rom. ISBN: 9789250056128

x).          Ngugi, C. C., Bowman, J.R. and Omolo, B. O. (2007). A new guide to fish farming in Kenya. ISBN 978-0-9798658-0-0