At Ghana’s 31st National Farmers Day, AquaFish Innovation Lab partners in the Department of Fisheries and Watershed Management at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) received Ghana’s National Best Pond Fish Farmer Award. KNUST was applauded for their overall contributions to the development of best management practices of aquaculture in Ghana and for their focus on environmental safety without compromising economic benefits.

AquaFish Innovation Lab collaborations have strengthened the capacity of fish farmers, teaching them practices such as water re-use, record-keeping, and fertilizer reduction. To read more about the efforts of AquaFish Innovation Lab KNUST partners and the vital role their fish farm is playing in Ghana’s socio-economic development, click here.