Xelect project in Kenya, Uganda unlocking genetic potential of tilapia

Published on
July 6, 2020
A new tilapia farming initiative targeting both Kenya and Uganda has raised hope of reversing low productivity trends of tilapia, a popular fish species in East Africa. A new partnership between a private industry development entity and Scotland-based genetics solutions provider Xelect is spearheading the project. The partnership between Xelect and Msingi East Africa Ltd. has opened a new chapter in farmed tilapia production through the use of genetic technology to address the challenge of poor…

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