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Anambra Fish Farmers Enjoined To Adopt Global Best Practices In Fish Processing

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WRITTEN BY IFEANYI NWOSU
Fish farmers in the State have been charged to follow the global best practices in processing smoked fish for export.

The Special Assistant to the Governor on Fishery, Mr. Emeka Iloghalu gave the charge at Ogbunike in Oyi Local Government Area, at a one day training programme on smoked fish processing, preservation and export, organized by the State Fishery Revolution in collaboration with the Nigerian Export Promotion Council.

Declaring the training open, Mr Iloghalu enumerated some of the achievements and targets of the Obiano administration in the area of fish export, adding that the essence of the training was to educate Ndi Anambra on the best ways to process fish for export.

The Trade Promotion Officer, Nigerian Export Promotion Council, Mr. Afolabi Bello who described the training as apt, called on the participants to ensure that they follow the appropriate fish Processing method.

For a participant, Mrs. Favour Uche-Okonkwo the training has exposed her to different opportunities that abound in fish farming.

The programme which has its theme as " Smoked Fish Processing for Export in line with International Best Practices" also witnessed experiments, as well as presentation on the topic "Fish Processing - Smoking" by Mr. Bashir Amin from the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Abuja.

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