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Import Substitution - The Fish Farmers of the Gaza Strip

Geoff Riley

7th September 2016

The fish farmers of Gaza are a resilient group - hamstrung by intermittent electricity supplies and heavily dependent (for the moment) on imports of fish food and eggs from Israel.

But investment in solar power on the horizon and the success of some of the commercial fish farms set up since 2014, could Gaza successfully develop capacity and capability in fish farming as a growth strategy? Read this article from the Guardian global development blog.

Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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