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Cameroon: CFA1.6 billion invested in a fish farming project in the west

Cameroon: CFA1.6 billion invested in a fish farming project in the west
  • Comments   -   Thursday, 18 January 2018 16:05

(Business in Cameroon) - A private investor (not named so far), in partnership with the Cameroonian ministry of economy which oversees agropole projects in the country, has just launched an agropole of freshwater fish production in Bazou, in Western Cameroon.

The project which has been officially launched on January 12, 2018, cost CFA1.6 billion and CFA500 million was disbursed by the government for its realization. The sponsor revealed that thanks to this investment, 241 tons of freshwater fishes and 1.3 million fries will be produced every year. 

It should be reminded that agropole projects are aimed at creating income-generating activities in rural areas through agro pastoral projects which will increase the national production and at the same time reduce the massive imports of foodstuffs.

BRM

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