Aquaculture business opportunities in Egypt

A.J. Rothuis, A.P. van Duijn, A.J. Roem, A. Ouwehand, W. van der Pijl, E. Rurangwa

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Egyptian fish farming has witnessed a spectacular development resulting in an industry that is number 7 worldwide and number 2 in tilapia production. As such the industry is an important contributor to Egypt's economy as well as a major provider of cheap fish protein. However there are a number of developments that potentially could result in a stagnation or even collapse of the industry.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationWageningen
PublisherWageningen UR
Number of pages34
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Publication series

NameLEI report
PublisherWageningen UR


  • aquaculture
  • food production
  • food security
  • rural development
  • business economics
  • trade relations
  • egypt
  • government policy
  • netherlands


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