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Aquaponics offers an answer to food shortages in the Pacific

Aquaponics offers an answer to food shortages in the Pacific

Updated 14 October 2013, 9:34 AEDT

Could the fledgling science of aquaponics be one way of solving food shortages in some of the most hard-pressed areas of the Pacific.

Offering a combination of fish farming and vegetable production, it would seem to be an ideal way of creating almost a complete food package - and it can be done on a small and very efficient scale.

Tim Pickering is an inland aquaculture specialist at the Secretariat for the Pacific Community in Suva.

Presenter: Richard Ewart

Speaker: Tim Pickering, inland aquaculture specialist at the Secretariat for the Pacific Community

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