What We Do

Lobby and Advocate on all aquaculture policies and legislations

Policy and regulatory bottlenecks hinder the development of aquaculture by smallholder fish farmers and discourage investment by other value chain actors. One of the key functions of the Association is to ensure that the policies and legislations put in place favour the development of the fish farming industry in Kenya. There is still a lot that needs to be done to create a better enabling environment for for fish farming in Kenya.  AAK together with other stakeholders within the fish value chain will work together to formulate and implement policy where it is non-existent.

Promotion of information, networking and communication among fish farmers and other stakeholders

Information and networking gap among fish farmers must be addressed to improve communication and knowledge of aquaculture development in the Kenya.

Advocate for Improved production of quality Tilapia, Catfish and Trout Fingerling

AAK advocates and will continue to do so to continually Improve the production of quality Tilapia, Catfish and Trout Fingerling for better aquaculture development.

Advocate for development and production acquisition of quality commercial fish feeds.

Smallholder fish farmers in Kenya are facing shortage of high quality feeds. Poor quality fish feed combined with high cost of the feed is exacerbating the already critical situation leading to inadequate production quality and quantity fish to meet the current market demand.

Capacity building and sensitization of members on group operations and management, aqua-business skill, fish farm management, value addition and Marketing of aquaculture products.

AAK must continually build the capacity of fish farmers as well as create awareness on aquaculture development issue to help in the growth of the aquaculture industry in Kenya.

Marketing of aquaculture products.

Smallholder fish farmers have limited access to local and regional markets, this reduces their ability to sell their produce. It also limits smallholder incomes and food security in general.

Production, distribution and Publicity of publications through various media/channels

About

 

AAK is the National umbrella body of all fish farmers in Kenya.It was formed to bring together all fish farmers in Kenya with the sole purpose of providing them with one voice on common issues affecting them.

Contact Us

 

AAK HEAD OFFICE
Museum Hill/Kipande Road
P.O. Box 2786-00200
Nairobi-Kenya.
Tel: +254 726 717 949
Email: info@aakfish.org

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