Promoting aquaculture in Nyeri County

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The County Government of Nyeri in collaboration with Karatina University, Department of Natural Resources Mathira East sub-county, held a three-day training on better fish farming practices. The training gave farmers a chance to meet with experts and learn how they can perfect this skill.

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During the training, stakeholders, farmers and students got an opportunity to learn and increase their knowledge regarding fish farming and its various forms. Areas trained on included: best fish feeds in the market, effective methods of rearing fish and the appropriate conditions farmers should maintain to ensure their fish reach maturity.

Fish is a rich source of omega-3 oil, protein and minerals, and a great diet complement.

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Students in attendance were urged to embrace agriculture such as fish farming to increase their source of income which will ultimately promote their sustainability in society.

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