Fisheries and Livestock Minister MICHEAL KATAMBO says government will rehabilitate and revamp Solwezi Research Fish station and National Aquaculture research and development centre in Mwekera in Kitwe using
resources from cooperating partners.
Mr. KATAMBO promised to allocate one million kwacha for the rehabilitation and revamping of the dilapidated fish ponds at Solwezi Aquaculture Research Station in North Western province.
He assured the officers at the Research station that government under the leadership of President EDGAR LUNGA is committed to develop the aquaculture industry in a bid to meet the escalating demand of fish and its 85 thousand metric tonnes deficit in the country.
The Minister was speaking after inspecting Solwezi Aquaculture Research Station in North Western province recently.