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"Current agriculture technologies fail to consider the underlying problems which are destroying agriculture. NARDC has the knowledge to implement Aquaponics Organic Farming Systems on 'scale'." - Vijayakumar Narayanan -
Friday, 12 February 2016
One Cent Aquaponics
One Cent Aquaponics, a standard sustainable domestic food production model being developed by NARDC in India. Organic vegetables + Fresh fish!
We have created a dedicated Facebook page (linked below) for development and progress updates of One Cent Aquaponics. If you are an organic vegetable farming and/or fish farming enthusiast, I invite you to LIKE and SHARE its link to your friends. Link is here - https://www.facebook.com/onecentaquaponics/
We intend to introduce the One Cent Aquaponics design and details to all participants attending our 18th National Aquaponics Training Workshop scheduled to be on February 20th (English/Hindi) and 21st (Malayalam/Tamil). Workshop details are here -https://www.facebook.com/events/582685548556510/
You are welcome to attend this event!
Aquaponics is a food production system integrating fish and plants together. One Cent Aquaponics is a standard domestic model being developed by NARDC (Nanniode Aquaponics Research and Development Center), Nanniode, Kerala, India. For a family of 8 adults (12-16 children) at a rate of 1 kg fish /adult/week and 2 kg vegetables /adult/week.
Total estimated food production from One Cent Aquaponics: Fish - 375 to 500 kg per year Vegetables - 750 to 2000 kg per year
Area required: One Cent (40 square meter) Annual water requirement: 20 cubic meters; water is reused from 120 to 300 times.
For costs, training and implementation inquiries, please email nardckerala at gmail dot com