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Suriname_Aquaculture

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Suriname_Aquaculture

  1. 1. Regional Roundtable on World Programme for the Census of Agriculture 2020 Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, 22-26 May 2017 The Fifth Census of Agriculture in 2008 of Suriname Technical Session 13 Themes12 and 14 – Aquaculture and Fisheries 1 Gabriël Glenn Policy Officer Division of Agriculture Statistics Planning and Development Directorate of Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries (MAAHF) Gabrielmglenn1@gmail.com
  2. 2. Contents Aquaculture in Suriname Main item of the theme 12 – Aquaculture Challenges 2
  3. 3. Aquaculture in Suriname  Suriname does not have an aquaculture tradition.  Aquaculture products were initially by-products of irrigation sources in agriculture/ horticulture and animal husbandry.  The main systems of growing the species are ponds (earthen and concrete) and rice fish system  The fifth agriculture census 2008 was the first time that aquaculture was included (WCA2010).  Of the total land available for agricultural production (± 63,989.48 ha) only 4% is used for aquaculture. 3
  4. 4. Main item of the theme 12 – Aquaculture For the collection of the data on aquaculture the following recommended items were used :  Presence of aquaculture on the holding  Area of aquaculture according to type of site  Area of aquaculture according of production facility  Type of water  Sources of water for aquaculture  Type of aquaculture organism cultivated 4
  5. 5. Main item of the theme 12 – Aquaculture For the collection of the data on aquaculture the following additional items were used:  Main source of fingerlings (brood stock) of aquaculture farms  Marketing outlet of aquaculture farms.  Main method of disposal of aquatic species.  Main sources of feed (local/imported)  Main source of energy used.  Quantity for each aquatic specie. 5
  6. 6. Main item of the theme 12 – Aquaculture 6 Table: Number of aquaculture holdings by district, type of pond and total area of ponds in classes (square meters)
  7. 7. The major challenges encountered related to the collection of items of the theme aquaculture. Quantity for each aquatic specie: on the reference day and, produced in the last 3 months Was very challenging because of the lack of administration. 7
  8. 8. Thank you 1

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