“Sustainable Transformation of Egypt’s Aquaculture Market System” - STREAMS

Projekt abgeschlossen
In-Pond Raceway System growing tilapia in Egypt. This was the first test for the production system of Nile Tilapia in Egypt and Middle East. This production system triple yield from the same land with minimum use of water. ©Ahmed Nasr-Allah

Land/Region Thema Periode Budget
Governorates of Kafr El Sheikh, Minya, Fayoum, Beheira and Sharkia
Beschäftigung & Wirtschaftsentwicklung
Landwirtschaft und Ernährungssicherheit
Klimawandel & Umwelt
Schaffung von Arbeitsplätzen
Förderung von landwirtschaftlichen Wertschöpfungskette (bis 2016)
01.12.2015 - 15.04.2019
CHF 2'000'000

“Sustainable Transformation of Egypt’s Aquaculture Market System” (STREAMS) project aims to increase the production of inexpensive, nutritious and safe fish from sustainable aquaculture systems to help improve the health of underprivileged socioeconomic segments in Egypt while creating jobs and increasing incomes along the aquaculture value chain. It contributes to improving best management practice of fish farms, better dissemination of Abbassa improved strains of Nile Tilapia and better response to fish health problems.


The overall goal of the project is to improve food and nutrition security and economic opportunities for underprivileged socioeconomic segments in Egypt through sustainable expansion and intensification of the aquaculture sector.


Women and men fish farmers and retailers, wholesalers, and fish processors in the above-mentioned governorates who are in need of increasing their income to support their families.

Verantwortliche Direktion/Bundesamt DEZA
Kreditbereich Entwicklungszusammenarbeit
Projektpartner Vertragspartner
Ausländische Hochschul- und Forschungsinstitution
  • Beratungsgruppe für internationale Agrarforschung

WorldFish and CARE 

Budget Laufende Phase Schweizer Beitrag CHF   2'000'000 Bereits ausgegebenes Schweizer Budget CHF   1'956'773

Phase 2 01.12.2015 - 15.04.2019   (Completed)

Phase 1 01.07.2011 - 31.12.2015   (Completed)