Friday 8th November, 2019
Georgina Sefakor Agyen, GNA
Koforidua, Nov 8,
GNA – The Eastern Regional Secretariat of Fisheries Commission has embarked on
the sale of smoke free grilled catfish in the New Juaben South Municipality.
The project is to
help develop market for the produce of farmers engaged in catfish farming in
the Eastern Region. Speaking to the Ghana News Agency(GNA), Ms Yaa Agyapomaa Danso, the Director for New Juaben Zone of the Fisheries Commission disclosed
that the project started in March
this year to add value to catfish and also help the farmers to sell their produce and at
the same time provide high quality
grilled smoke free catfish
to people in Koforidua.
The Director said
the project had changed the fortune of fish farmers in the region and made
their business more profitable adding that from March to date, the Commission
had sold over 2,000 kilograms worth of
fish for the farmers.
This she said had
boosted the sales of the farmers and their interest in fish farming.
this project is the
first of its kind
and is receiving high patronage from some offices in
the New Juaben Municipality.
the hope the project would receive high
orders in future to help reduce unemployment in the country and promote
aquaculture in Koforidua and beyond