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North, Luapula farmers benefit from World Fish project

OVER 2,000 farmers in Northern and Luapula provinces have benefited from the World Fish aquaculture project, which is aimed at increasing the participation of the private sector and the smallholder farmers in the sector.
The venture, dubbed Aquaculture Technical, Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training for Improved Private Sector and Smallholder Skills (AQ TEVET) project, is funded by Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) to a tune of over €1 million.
AQ TEVET started in 2018 and is expected to end next month with a possibility of an extension of three months.
World Fish senior scientist Netsayi Mudege said the project is expected empower students and smallholder fish farmers with aquaculture knowledge and practical skills.
“The project was started because of the demand from the private sector for graduates from TEVET institutions to be able to perform and contribute to the growth of the industry once given a chance CLICK TO READ MORE