Thursday, November 17, 2011

Kenya Government to build fish processing factory

The Kenyan government is to build a fish processing factory in Kakamega town to help fish farmers earn more. The factory, the first to be established in Kakamega town since independence, was necessitated by the increased fish production in the county. The factory will be constructed at Lutonyi area. Kakamega County Fisheries Officer James Mahaja said that Kakamega was among seven other counties where the government had earmarked to put up value addition structures in the fishing industry. "We want to make fish farming a GDP item for the county because the pilot program has showed that the county has potential to sustain a fish factory". Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little, The Aquaculturists, published and supported by the International Aquafeed Magazine from Perendale Publishers.
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