Global non-governmental organization WorldFish sees opportunities for investors to take on the low-value species market across Africa.

WorldFish is present in Egypt, Zambia and Malawi and recently also entered the Nigerian market by transferring 50,000 Genetically Improved Tilapia Fish (GITF) fingerlings to the country earlier this spring.

What is GITF?

Genetic improvement is a system based on selective breeding whereby choosing the parents of the next generation in done in a way to achieve improved performance for certain traits. These genetic gains are cumulative and permanent.