Aqua Shops

From Timbuktu Chronicles Tue Dec 11 2012, 11:00:00

New Agriculturist reports on a Farm Africa initiative:

"By providing information on best-practice to fish farmers, Aqua Shops are taking a leading role in helping build profitable and sustainable aquaculture enterprises," explains Susan Otieno, Aqua Shop project coordinator. "The Aqua Shops act as hubs, supporting new fish farmers with essential materials such as fish feed and manure as well as technical advice so they can develop their businesses."

Each person chosen to run an aqua shop has had to demonstrate that they have relevant business and technical experience, that they have enough capital to invest in the shops, and they are willing to undertake a two week intensive training course in agribusiness and [view whole blog post ]

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