In efforts to empower and uplift its citizens, Lagos State Government of Nigeria has started a three-day capacity building workshops on Fish Cage Culture System. These workshops are being attended by 120 women and youths in the Badagry area of the state.
The State’s Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Olusanya, stated that this initiative would boost fish production by an additional 162 tons of fish per annum, and create over 400 direct and indirect jobs. She explained that the workshops will teach participants the rudiments of fish cage construction, stocking and management and help them properly manage their fishing systems. In addition, the participants will receive startup resources like fish juvenile, bags of fish feed, medication, and allowance for some months to help in their business takeoff.
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