Ghana launches aquaculture development plan


SeafoodSource staff

Published on
July 7, 2013

Mr. Nayon Bilijo, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, on Wednesday expressed the ministry’s displeasure and abhorrence to the haphazard siting of cages on the Volta Lake by fish farmers.

He mentioned Sedorm, Gyakiti, Kpeve, Kagyanya and Akuse as communities in the Volta and Eastern regions were the offending farmers were located and advised them to follow laid down procedures.

The Minister, who was launching the Ghana National Aquaculture Development Plan (GNADP) in Accra, said the activity was not only a precursor to conflicts over territories but also a potential risk for the spread of fish diseases among fish farms.

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