Chief wants fisheries hatchery

OFFICERS from the Fisheries Department in Nchelenge feeding the fish, which they breed in fish cages on Lake Mweru. PICTURE: NKOMBO KACHEMBA.

CHIEF Kabanda of the Bemba and Bisa people of Shiwang’andu district in Muchinga Province is itching for the establishment of a fisheries hatchery by the Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission (CEEC) to grow the fishing sector.
The chiefdom has submitted project proposals through Sope and Kabanda
cooperative to CEEC for the establishment of a fisheries hatchery to boost fish production in the area.
Chief Kabanda said people in the area are determined to make significant contribution to the development of the country’s fish industry in line with Government’s economic diversification programme

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