ZAMBIA - Fish feed business challenge
The low number of farmers engaging in fish farming is discouraging investment in fish feed production.
The low number of farmers engaging in fish farming is discouraging investment in fish feed production, Tiger Animal Feeds Zambia chief operating officer Herman Nienaber said. Appearing before the Parliamentary committee on agriculture,
Nienaber said it had been difficult for the firm to set up an aquafeed mill as the investment needed is high. “The process to make fish feed and the investment needed to buy the equipment to produce feed is very expensive because it’s not just a matter of grinding of raw materials, putting it together and feeding the fish.
[Source: Esther Mseteka, Zambia Daily Mail. Full article]