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Kenyan exports of Nile perch

Spencer Henson

Kenyan exports of Nile perch

impact of food safety standards on an export-oriented supply chain

by Spencer Henson

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Published by World Bank in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya.
    • Subjects:
    • Nile perch -- Kenya.,
    • Exports -- Kenya.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSpencer Henson and Winnie Mitullah.
      SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 3349, Policy research working papers (Online) ;, 3349.
      ContributionsMitullah, W. V., World Bank.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3389702M
      LC Control Number2004616343

      A total of 18 tonnes of Kenya’s fish and fish products were exported in Fish and fish products exported included Nile perch fillets, fish maws, octopus, sharks, swordfish, crabs and fish skins. Export of Nile perch accounted for % of total fish exports and % of the total fish export earnings. “The Nile perch constitutes 90 per cent of the fish exports from the lake,” said Jonathan Munguti, the Head of the Aquaculture Division at the Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute Author: ISAIAH ESIPISU.

      * The company continues to invest and to innovate, ensuring that we remain the industry leader in Kenya. Our subsidiary company has obtained the EU registered exporter status and our main export is Octopus and Nile Perch. Our quality is % assured and we are satisfying all .   Fishermen haul Nile perch onto Migingo Island after a night out fishing on Lake Victoria. According to recent surveys, the Nile perch stock in Lake Victoria is below 40% of its unexploited level.

        Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. search Search the Wayback Machine. Featured texts All Books All Texts latest This Importing Frozen nile perch from Kenya, Tanzania or Uganda (Updated 28 June ) NZS BIO : Importing Frozen nile perch from Kenya, Tanzania or Uganda (Updated 28 June ). Nile perch and suggests strategies to sustain the fishery. Key words: Lake Victoria, Nile perch, exploitation, management, slot size. Introduction The Nile perch, Lates niloticus (L.), is a predatory fish highly valued in both commercial and recreational fisheries which can grow to 2 m in length and weigh over kg (Ogutu-Ohwayo, ).


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Kenyan exports of Nile perch by Spencer Henson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Kenyan exports of Nile perch to the European Union provide a notable example of efforts to comply with such requirements, overlaid with the necessity to overcome restrictions on trade relating to immediate food safety concerns. Get this from a library. Kenyan exports of Nile perch: impact of food safety standards on an export-oriented supply chain.

[Spencer Henson; W V Mitullah; World Bank. Poverty Reduction and Economic Management. International Trade Department.]. The case of Nile perch exports from Kenya provides an example of longer-term efforts to comply with food safety requirements in export markets, overlaid with the necessity to overcome restrictions on trade relating to immediate food safety concerns.

On the one hand, both the. Kenya mainly exports fish species such as Nile perch, tuna, lobsters and prawns to ready markets such as Japan, Israel, USA and Australia. Here is a list of the top fish exporters in Kenya.

Capital Fish Kenya Limited * Capital Fish Kenya Limited is a fish processing company based in Kenya, East Africa. Since our establishment in the early ’s, we have built our heritage of quality and world-class processing technologies, and are now one of the leading processors of Nile Perch) along the shores of Lake Victoria.

The Nile perch, also known as the African snook or the Victoria perch, is a species of freshwater fish in family Latidae of order Perciformes. It is widespread throughout much of the Afrotropical realm, being native to the Congo, Nile, Senegal, Niger and Lake Chad, Volta, Lake Turkana, and other river basins.

It also occurs in the brackish waters of Lake Maryut in Egypt. The Nile perch is a fish of substantial Class: Actinopterygii. KENYA - We are one of the leading exporters of chilled and frozen nile perch fillets.

Peche foods is an EU approved ISO certified and HACCP fish processing factory in Kisumu-Kenya. Peche foods is an EU approved ISO certified and HACCP fish processing factory in Kisumu-Kenya.

Over the past decade, exports of fish and fishery products from developing countries have increased rapidly.

However, one of the major challenges facing developing countries in seeking to maintain and expand their share of global markets is stricter food safety requirements in industrialized countries. Kenyan exports of Nile perch to the European Union.

culture (1 percent).Nile perch,which constitutes about 50 per- cent of the fish caught in Kenya,is the main export,earning about US$50 million commercially important. Kenya’s Fish Export Industry.

Nile perch is the dominant fish species in the export trade, accounting for about 90 percent in volume and value of Kenya’s total fish exports. The exported products of Nile perch include the fillet, whole body (gutted, headless), fish maws and Nile perch.

Statistics showed that in the first quarter ofthe EU remained the main market for Nile perch exports with 8, tonnes of fillets coming from these Kenya, Uganda and : ALLAN ODHIAMBO.

Kenyans could be missing out on an important medicinal and nutritive value of the Nile perch, both out of ignorance and because of soaring prices as catch levels decline. This paper applies a global commodity chain framework with an ethnographic approach to the case of the export-oriented Nile perch from the Kenyan island of Mfangano in July Unless otherwise noted, all price and empirical data are based on interviews, market surveys, and participant observation conducted by the author in Kenya in June Cited by: Nairobi — A ban imposed on Kenya's fish exports to the European Union could be lifted by January next year.

The Director of Fisheries, Ms Nancy Gitonga, said yesterday that the EU had cleared. Lake Victoria contributes over 90% of the total annual fish production in Kenya, with Nile perch dominating the landings.

Over 30% of the country's annual fish production is supplied to export. Kenya The price of Nile perch has increased by more than 48 per cent as demand for the rare species of fish escalates.

The price of Nile perch has increased by more than 48 per cent as demand for. Although Kenya owns the smallest part of the lake, the country has been instrumental in developing the processing and export activity, and both Ugandan and Tanzanian fishermen have historically landed their catches in and around Kisumu, which is the Kenyan centre of the Nile perch industry.

Netherlands had the lion’s share of Nile perch products’ exports at 1, metric tonnes, followed by Israel and United Arab Emirates. Abstract This study examined Nile perch demand in the Netherlands and assessed the importance of country of origin as a determining factor.

Import demand equations were estimated using the absolute price version of the Rotterdam model where Nile perch fillets were differentiated by product form (chilled and frozen) and by source country (Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda).Cited by: 2. Table 1: Volume of fresh water capture in Kenya () 19 Table 2: Aquaculture production 21 Table 3: Kenya’s Tilapia imports () 23 Table 4: Exports of Nile perch products & other fish (MT) 24 Table 5: Volume of fish traded in City Market Jan-March 30File Size: 2MB.

Kenyan exports of Nile perch to the European Union provide a notable example of efforts to comply with such requirements, overlaid with the necessity to overcome restrictions on trade relating to immediate food safety concerns.

Although food safety requirements were evolving in their major markets, most notably the European Union, most Kenyan Author: Spencer Henson and Mitullah Winnie.Scientists probe near extinct of Nile Perch. if the upsurge in the population of Haplochromine could be a sign that the Nile Perch, whose exports have been earning Kenya about Sh8 billion.

Kenya mainly imports frozen tilapia, frozen mackerels, sardines, prawns and salmons among others. The country exports frozen Nile Perch, tuna, octopus, frozen whole tilapia and lobsters caught in the lakes and the Indian Ocean notably to the EU.