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Fish Farming Project

Kigatto youth group with a huge Cat fish

 

Fish farming sector in Uganda continues to grow faster. Caritas MADDO is being supported by OPAM(Opera di Promozione della Alfabetizzazione nel Mondo) has continued to support the rural poor improve their welfare in nutrition and diversify income sources as well as conserving the environment. Employing sustainable fish farming techniques  i.e Fish ponds the project targets and is working with the unemployed youth and vulnerable households organised in groups that have access to land for fish farming, using sustainable fish farming techniques.

Since the project’s inauguration in May 2016 the first four youth groups are a few months away from harvesting from their fish ponds.

Fish farming as it started in Kalungu and Masaka Districts