From 11,000 to 70,000: The Impact of Collaboration and Technology on Papua New Guinea’s Fish Farming Industry

Aquaculture advancements: PNG fish farming explained in depth

Joshua Noiney, a master’s student at UNSW Sydney, has made remarkable contributions to the fisheries industry in Papua New Guinea (PNG) since 2017. Through his implementation of technology and training programs, he has revolutionized fish farming practices in the country.

Working alongside Professor Sammut, Mr. Noiney’s projects are part of a collaborative effort between UNSW Sydney, various agencies, NGOs, and governments in Australia and PNG. These projects aim to uplift lives and livelihoods through the promotion of sustainable fish farming practices. The multi-disciplinary teams from both countries work together as equals, emphasizing the importance of cooperation and partnership in achieving their goals.

The success of these projects is evident in the significant growth of the fish farming industry in PNG. From around 11,000 fish farms in 2009 to over 70,000 farms in 2023, this growth is a testament to the positive impact of the collaborative efforts of the teams involved and the dedication and innovation of individuals like Joshua Noiney.

Joshua Noiney, a master’s student at UNSW Sydney, has made remarkable contributions to the fisheries industry in Papua New Guinea (PNG) since 2017. Through his implementation of technology and training programs, he has revolutionized fish farming practices in the country. Working alongside Professor Sammut, Mr. Noiney’s projects are part of a collaborative effort between UNSW…

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