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Zambia's Aquaculture Sector gets Boost from Brazil

05 June 2013

ZAMBIA - Zambia is to receive technical assistance from Brazil as it expands and diversifies its aquaculture sector.

Brazil will help Zambia with the latest aquaculture techniques whilst also offering training for fish farmers, reports TimesofZambia.

Brazil's Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Marcelo Crivella said: “My country has a lot of experience in fish farming as evidenced from the more than 5,000 species that are being nurtured for local consumption and export.”

Mr Crivella said Brazil had immense experience in developing bio-fuels extracted from fish oil which he said Zambia could adopt and find highly beneficial.

 

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