Prawns eat with multiple level chopsticks…shredding protein in a algal/bacterial/phage soup and hoovering in suspended food particles…..no fishy swallow whole fleshy mouths.
Div 1 has been about since 2013.
George here is trying to capitalize on a situation….and directionalize a % of industry.
Prices should go up for farmers and these downstream signatories of the letter would do well to help to develop better prices to farmers and help promote markets instead of trying to globally commoditize production industry totally.
Pushing back upstream for control only works to a certain degree….opening markets downstream surely is more productive?
Prawnmaster suggests that some of this local grain is promoted into aquaculture in Africa. Tilapia is it. Catfish as well.
Especially to support local fish famers with local raw material.
No to imports of feedstock ingredients.
FAO knows this and governments are starting to see apps at local levels. Fish in Africa needs boosting and if food conversion ratios can get one-to-one that is target. One kg pap = 1 kg fish….
Also using wastes to achieve more local circular economy…..
Shrimp/prawn will have to wait it’s day.
BBC News – Why Africa should ‘stop eating one of its favourite foods’