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Design, maintenance and risk management of aquaponics systems

Published by , 11/5/2017

The EU Aquaponics Hub ran its sixth training school on 24–28 April 2017 at LEGTPA Lozère, La Canourgue, in France. Situated in the Lozère department in southern France, the Lycée d’Enseignement Général et Technologique Agricole (LEGTPA) at La Canourgue specialises in aquaculture training. The facilities include a fish farm (30 tonnes of salmonids per year), 4m³ recirculating aquaculture system in […]

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Meeting with the Portuguese Secretary of State for Forestry and Rural Development

Published by , 1/5/2017

On 29 March 2017 João Cotter and Maria dos Santos, the Portuguese members representing the EU Aquaponics Hub COST Action, together with researchers from MARE (Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre) and the Mayor of Torres Vedras, had a meeting at the Ministry of Agriculture in Lisbon with the Secretary of State for Forestry and Rural Development. Fish ‘n’ Greens, an urban aquaponics […]

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Aquaponics featured at an environmental sustainability exhibition

Published by , 1/5/2017

The team from Aquaponics Iberia and the Portuguese members representing the EU Aquaponics Hub COST Action recently put on a display at GREENFEST, the biggest sustainability event in Portugal, at the Torres Vedras exhibition centre. The 18 square meter aquaponics system, which had been designed specifically for educational purposes – for schools, research and exhibitions – was one of the […]

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Aquaponics workshop in South Africa

Published by , 1/5/2017

Aquaponics4Everyone is organising a two day workshop on 3-4 July 2017 in Cape Town, South Africa, with Jim Rakocy as keynote speaker. The course will cover topics including developing aquaponics, principles of aquaponics, hydroponic component options, the UVI aquaponics system, fish species selection, water quality management, managing fish production, plants for aquaponics, designing media systems, designing raft systems, economic considerations, […]

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Job opportunity

Published by , 1/5/2017

Job opportunity Entocycle is a clean-tech/agritech start-up based in London which produces insect protein (Black Soldier flies). The company is looking for a talented design engineer to join them as they test and launch their technology in the UK and potentially Brazil and Thailand. For more information download the job specification: Entocycle_Design Engineer_Job Description.

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Five day intensive aquaponics workshop in the UK

Published by , 1/5/2017

Humble by Nature and Aquaponics UK is organising a five day intensive aquaponics course from 17-21 July 2017. The course will include topics such as fish biology and husbandry, planting, maintaining an aquaponics system, troubleshooting, closed loop aquaponics, commercial aquaponics systems and technology, and aquaponics business planning and marketing. The course will consist of a combination of classroom lectures and […]

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Commercial aquaponics workshop in the UK

Published by , 1/5/2017

The Bristol Fish Project is organising a seven day commercial aquaponics course from 22-28 May. The course will include topics such as fish health, biosecurity and compliance, fish feed and nutrition, monitoring water quality, managing your production schedule, building a business plan and applying for funding, and visits to the GrowBristol aquaponics facility, BioAqua Farm, and the Haughton Springs Arctic […]

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Fish Miracle

Published by , 1/5/2017

With the help of the University of Seville, the neighbourhood collective ‘Verdes del Sur’ has set up ‘Fish Miracle’, a social, educational and ecological research project designed to help the residents of Polígono Sur to grow their own food using aquaponics. To find out more watch this short film.

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Meetings and conference in Murcia, Spain

Published by , 27/4/2017

The 5th Management Committee meeting and Working Group meetings took place last week at the University of Murcia in Spain. The three day event started with a fieldtrip to the Murcia Oceanographic Centre and to the Tilamur INAPRO Project demonstration aquaponics facility. Day 2 saw more than a hundred delegates at the ‘aquaponics.biz’ conference on aquaponics SMEs. The presentations are […]

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