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Casammak Aquaculture was set up in 2017, specialising in African and Asian aquaculture, by founder William Leschen who worked for 17 years as a Project Manager and Researcher at the Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, Scotland, UK. Prior to this he worked in both the (hands on) commercial, research  and government sectors of aquaculture and aquatic animal health, living and working in Ghana for 5 years in the 1990's - 2000's.

William continues to run and daily update the SARNISSA African Aquaculture online network now going out to over 7200 Followers  through Facebook and  email discussion fora (in English, French and Portuguese); also the Sustainable Aquaculture  Stirling  Facebook site  connecting  the Scottish/UK   aquaculture sector  globally, also updated daily with news, publications, employment opportunities,, videos etc  and frequented   regularly across an alumni and  international following.

Casammak's current projects and assignments include: A Fish Health Fish Diseases Case Study for Ghanaian Aquaculture (see video and case study in publications), developing novel low price diagnostic kits in for Bangladeshi Indian shrimp and finfish culture, associated aquaculture, fish health and novel feed ingredients development in Kenya and Uganda, improving aquaculture and fisheries dissemination materials for WorldFish Asia and Africa, compilation of fish health/fish diseases information briefs for 10 SS African countries, and online survey on status of aquatic animal health across SS Africa - both for FAO, . Casammak also provides scientific editing and proof reading services for publications, articles, reports, other - recent examples with government organisations in Vietnam.

For further details  contact William Leschen   Casammak Aquaculture  williamleschen@gmail.com