Msingi Aquaculture e-Newsletter

September 2017


Msingi’s aquaculture programme is pleased to launch this quarterly e-newsletter. It’s designed to keep you updated on Msingi activities and share interesting information. We welcome any feedback or suggestions and look forward to engaging with you in this and future editions. All editions will also be posted on our website at


Tilapia lake virus (TiLV): What to know and do?

Tilapia lake virus is a newly emerging virus that is associated with significant mortalities in farmed tilapia. With cases reported across Africa, Asia and South America, the virus represents a huge risk to the global tilapia industry. 

Learn more about this threat

Highlights of WAS Cape Town Meeting

The World Aquaculture Society (WAS) held its first international conference and exposition in Africa at the Cape Town International Conference Centre from 26 to 30 June, 2017.  

Check out what happened at the meeting

Msingi Appoints a New CEO

Ms. Agnes Konde has been appointed the new CEO of Msingi effective October 1 2017. Ms. Konde brings over 20 years professional experience in the food, consumer goods, media and manufacturing sectors. She joins Msingi from Africa Broadcasting Uganda Limited (a Nation Media Group Company), where she has been managing director since 2013.

Learn more about Agnes Konde

Msingi Aquaculture Team Tours Thailand

The Msingi Aquaculture team visited Thailand recently to learn from Thailand’s well-developed aquaculture industry. It was a full week that involved criss-crossing the country visiting farms, factories, an international training facility, and a wholesale fish market. 

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  • - The Msingi-organised 3rd commercial producer platform meeting in November/December in Kisumu, Kenya. The exact date will be communicated in due course.
  • - Msingi has commissioned a fish market study. This market study is being undertaken by IPSOS across the region. If you would like to contribute information or participate in any way, kindly email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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