Rebuilding Haiti must start from the ground up, with agricultural education
Tilapia are an African fish that are easy to grow without supplemental feed or other
expensive inputs. They consume algae, some floating plants, and small water animals. They can be easily grown in a shallow pond with the fish. All that is needed is some compost to fertilize the algae.
We are hoping to get the FOOD MACHINE at or Arcahaie TEACH Center; a combination of tilapia tank and green house.
A tilapia production system for Haiti has been developed by the Marine Biological Laboratory on Cape Cod. Read all about this simple productive system in ECHO's newsletter 105 and 105 supplement which can be downloaded from:
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Tilapia Ponds, Cormier Valley, Haiti
Harvesting Tilapia, March 2008