The minister particularly appreciated the efforts of the Eriwe community in fish farming
, which he noted, had assisted the Government to grow the fishery sector in Nigeria.
Besides his fish farming
business, Montu has also taken up goat rearing, rice and vegetable cultivation.
The seminar will discuss several issues including the Arab countries' plans, programmes and experiences and the extent of utilising the international experiences and capabilities available for the marine fish farming
, systems and techniques, as well as, the water resources including the marine sites, types of fish, the role of the environmental dimension, challenges facing fish farming
in the Arab countries and the fields of cooperation between the Arab countries in this field.
AKVA Group, headquartered in Bryne, Norway, is the leading global provider of fish farming
technology, including software, sensor systems, feed systems and cage systems.
Global fish farming
market size was valued at $257,936 million in 2017, and is expected to reach $376,485 million by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 4.77% from 2018 to 2025.
So, I thought of an alternative and decided to do fish farming
here instead of wasting the land," said Konthoujam Laghachandra Singh, fish farmer.
Onasanya explained that the 4-day Executive Weekend Training Programmes has been carefully structured to equip participants that include aspiring fish farmers and retiring executives both in the private and public sectors among others with relevant knowledge of best practices in aquaculture; broaden their practical experience in fish juvenile and feed production as well as expose them to investment opportunities available in the fish farming
According to Assistant Director Fisheries Rawalpindi Miss Sana Aourage, the participants of the training course would be given latest and scientific information about fish farming
provides a continuous supply of fish throughout the year without being impacted by the seasons and it ensures the price of fish remains consistent - we have seen the price of fish reach BD10 per kilo and that's astronomically high."
He urged farmers to come forward and develop fish farming
sector in merged tribal districts.
Speaking at Mwitoko in Wemilabi ward where the project was commissioned, the governor said this move will help residents feel the transformation of the modern fish farming
Other partners in the project, which is taking place across six fish farming
locations in Scotland and Canada, include Nova Scotia-based Dalhousie University, the University of the Highlands and Islands, and Fisheries and Oceans Canada.