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UGANDA - Lira fish farmers get fish feed mill

Over 400 fish farmers in Lira district are delighted after getting the first fish feed mill in their area which will save them costs of having to travel to Kampala to fetch feeds for their fish. The expenditure on transport costs has been hindering the farmers’ profit margin but this fish feed mill will help them save on the transport costs they have been incurring to get fish feeds and this is a plus because farmers’ incomes will increase and help them in their livelihood.”

November 17, 2016

Over 400 fish farmers in Lira district are delighted after getting the first fish feed mill in their area which will save them costs of having to travel to Kampala to fetch feeds for their fish.

John Peter Ariong, the Lira District Fisheries Officer (DFO) noted that Lira is one of the districts in the country with the largest number of fish farmers but have been spending a lot on transport costs to Kampala to fetch fish feeds.

“The expenditure on transport costs has been hindering the farmers’ profit margin but this fish feed mill will help them save on the transport costs they have been incurring to get fish feeds and this is a plus because farmers’ incomes will increase and help them in their livelihood,” Ariong stressed. 

Source: New Vision // Original Article

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