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I am working for an Aid agency of Japan. Very interested in what you have been doing. I would like to know where in Uganda you tought about aquaponic. I would like to visit those sight.

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At 11:08am on February 20, 2012, Subra Mukherjee said…

Hi Ichiro 

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Ichiro Owa added a comment to your profile on Aquaponic Gardening

Hello,Sir. I read the article of aquaponics the VOA Special English Agriculture Report. I would like to ask you what kind of aquaponic method will match to East African country? I found that aquaponics need many kind of materials and electricity. In the article of VOA, you mantioned about things in rural area. Good day to you from Uganda. Ichiro Owa
I am very glad that you followed the VOA article. There have been a number of other 
reports as well. There is something you could clarify, i.e. your profile says you work for "Aid agency of Japan", and you also say "Good day to you from Uganda" :) .... something like me -- connected to Colorado and Calcutta at the same time!
Yes! We are very soon going to start a rural aquaponics program in a village near the Sunderbans region of West Bengal, India. Perhaps there will be some common features with an Aquaponics installation in Uganda. I will be able to describe it in greater details in a few month's time. Meanwhile, you can visit our Sankalpa Research  Center website at: [] for more details about our rural development initiatives. 
We also have a concept note on Aquaponics, that you can download at: 

Affiliate Professor, Colorado State University--Fort Collins, USA
e-mail: []

At 9:48pm on February 9, 2012, Sylvia Bernstein said…

Welcome Ichiro,

Thanks for joining the Aquaponic Gardening community!  I hope you find it a fun place to explore aquaponics.  There is a real blend of experienced and new aquapons in this community, so please don’t hesitate to get in there and start asking questions.  Everyone is quite happy to help out new members – no question is too basic.

A great place to start is to read the “How to Use This Site” link on the upper right corner, “Start Here” section of the Home page.  You might also find the “Aquaponic Gardening Rules of Thumb” guidelines helpful.

Please participate and check in with us every day!  We are constantly posting news about aquaponics and the good food movement.

Thanks again for joining us, and I look forward to getting to know you.



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