736 aquaculture projects in Zambia to get US$6.4m boost from government

ZAMBIA – The government of Zambia through the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock has approved 736 aquaculture project business loan applications valued at over K118.3 million, funded through the Aquaculture Seed Fund. The Aquaculture Seed Fund aims to boost aquaculture business investment in the country and eliminate the national deficit in fish production, contribute to economic growth, as well as increase food and nutrition security in Zambia by 2022. According to a Lusaka Times report, this initiative is within the framework of the US$50.89 million Zambia Aquaculture Enterprise Development Project co-financed by the…

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